DeFonseca Architects


1665 Brooklyn Avenue

Seven-Story, 15-Unit Mixed-Use Building Filed at 1665 Brooklyn Avenue, East Flatbush

An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a seven-story, 15-unit mixed-use building at 1665 Brooklyn Avenue, located on the southern end of East Flatbush. The project will encompass 21,838 square feet and rise 70 feet to its roof. It will feature 4,149 square feet of community facility space on parts of the ground and second floors, followed by apartments on the rest of the second floor and the entire third through seventh floors. The units should average 800 square feet apiece. An eight-car parking garage will be located in the cellar.


148-12 Archer Avenue

10-Story, 18-Unit Mixed-Use Building Filed at 148-12 Archer Avenue, Jamaica

Great Neck, N.Y.-based TCX Development has filed applications for a 10-story, 18-unit mixed-use building at 148-12 Archer Avenue, in downtown Jamaica. The project will measure 16,600 square feet and will rise 102 feet to its roof. There will be 1,492 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by residential units across the second through 10th floors. The apartments should average 667 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Juan C. DeFonseca’s Great Neck-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 2,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a single-story warehouse. Demolition permits were filed in August.



179 Suffolk Street

10-Story Mixed-Use Building Nears Completion at 179 Suffolk Street, Lower East Side

In October 2014, a 10-story, eight-unit mixed-use building was rising at 179 Suffolk Street, at East Houston Street on the Lower East Side. Bowery Boogie reports the nearly 14,500 square-foot structure topped out last Spring, and now façade installation is nearly complete. The first two levels will be occupied by a religious facility, and opening is likely within the coming months. Defonseca Architects is the architect of record.


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