The debate regarding 80 Flatbush Avenue continues. While the project would rise across the street from what had long been Brooklyn’s tallest tower at One Hanson Place, its opponents’ attacks have escalated following YIMBY’s report on a poll showing a 3:1 margin of support, with the NIMBY group behind its creation and deletion accusing “foreign bots” of meddling in the outcome. Today, however, comes another marker of broad community support, as we have word that the Arab American Family Support Center (AAFSC) has officially endorsed the mixed-use development.
The gradual redevelopment of Harlem’s 125th Street corridor isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Construction is starting to rise above ground level for a 26-story hotel and 25-story residential tower at 233 West 125th Street. The project is best known for its connection with the Victoria Theater, which will be restored and integrated with the Marriott. The Lam Group is the developer.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 4024 12th Avenue in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The site comes five blocks away from the Fort Hamilton Parkway subway station, serviced by the D trains. The southern tip of Greenwood Cemetery is seven blocks away. Waterfront Property Management LLC is responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 2761 Bronxwood Avenue in the residential neighborhood of Allerton, The Bronx. The site is seven blocks away from the Allerton Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Anthony Gazivoda of Gazivoda Realty will be responsible for the development.
YIMBY has been given a first look at the brick façade for 145 President Street, in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood. Last week the tarp was removed, revealing the building’s handcrafted masonry, produced by Petersen Tegl from Denmark. The style is renowned for having clean lines and neutral tones. East Village-based Avery Hall Investments is the developer.