Yang Zhi Lu, doing business as Lower East Side-based Prospect Brothers Realty LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, 87-key hotel at 150 20th Street, in Greenwood, located five blocks south of the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The new building will encompass 29,278 square feet and its hotel rooms should average a budget-sized 287 square feet apiece. Guest amenities will include a meeting room on the ground floor, a breakfast area in the cellar, and 12 surface parking spots. Chinatown-based Jung Wor Chin Architect is the applicant of record. The project would replace a 125-foot-wide, single-story warehouse and demolition permits were filed in raze it this past December.
The Brooklyn Home Company has filed applications for a five-story, 12-unit residential building at 715 Sixth Avenue, in South Slope, located five blocks from the 25th Street stop on the R train. The development will encompass 20,254 square feet and its residential units will average 1,275 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. The ground floor will include six parking spaces and the residential lobby, and a private rooftop terrace will top the structure. Brooklyn-based Loadingdock5 Architecture is the architect of record. The 100-foot-wide plot of land is currently occupied by a single-story warehouse and a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed for both in June of 2015.
Ofer Prager, doing business as a Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 13-unit mixed-use building at 645 Fifth Avenue, in South Slope, located four blocks from the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The structure will measure 15,005 square feet in total and will include 1,100 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Residential units would begin on the second floor and average 1,070 square feet apiece, which means condominiums may be in the works. The seventh floor will also feature a common rooftop recreation space. Forest Hills-based ARC Architecture + Design Studio is the architect of record. The two existing mixed-use buildings at 643-645 Fifth Avenue were filed for demolition in November.
Brooklyn-based Chany Construction has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building at 274 22nd Street, in South Slope, located four blocks from the 25th Street stop on the R train. The project will measure 4,006 square feet in total, and its full-floor units will average roughly 1,000 square feet apiece. Oleg Ruditser, also based in Brooklyn, is the applicant of record, and an existing three-story townhouse must first be demolished.
Andy Pitsillos, of Brooklyn-based FLFB Realty, has filed applications for a five-story, 14-unit residential building at 213 20th Street, in South Slope, four blocks away from the Prospect Avenue stop on the R train. The building will total 10,000 square feet, which means units will average a rental-sized 714 square feet. John Haskopoulos’ Borough Park-based SHV Designs is the applicant of record, and permits were filed in July to demolish two existing homes.