Construction is close to topping out at Second Farms, a new 15-story affordable housing development at 1932 Bryant Avenue in the West Farms neighborhood of The Bronx. With ardent support from local officials and community members, the project is part of a major redevelopment plan from the Archdiocese of New York City to modernize and reinvigorate West Farms, including the creation of up to 2,000 affordable and low-income housing properties.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1701 Purdy Street in Parkchester, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of Parker Street and Purdy Street, the lot is near the Castle Hill Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Olshan Properties is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story mixed-use building at 268 Barbey Street in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Atlantic Avenue and Liberty Avenue, the lot is four blocks east of the Van Siclen Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Abraham Hoffman under the Empire State Dairy LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Governor Andrew Cuomo was in attendance as developers celebrated the commencement of construction at the Nevins Street Apartments complex in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at 50 Nevins Street, the mixed-use development will introduce 129 affordable apartments to the neighborhood and provide a comprehensive offering of mental health support services for its lowest-income residents.
Proposals to expand and redevelop the historic Empire State Dairy Building in East New York, Brooklyn are now in review by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission. Located at 2840 Atlantic Avenue, the proposed development from Bushburg Properties includes an extensive restoration of the building’s poorly maintained façade, partial demolition of two adjacent structures, and a new 14-story residential tower that cantilevers above the Empire State Dairy Building, an official New York City landmark.