Brooklyn-based Shimon Kaufman has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 846 Monroe Street, in northern Ocean Hill, located two blocks from the Gates Avenue stop on the J/Z trains. The project will encompass 7,304 square feet and its residential units should average a rental-sized 686 square feet apiece. Each floor will host two apartments, although the fourth floor pair will feature space in an upper mezzanine level and a roof deck. Boaz M. Golani’s Hudson Valley-based BMG Design Build is the architect of record. The 28-foot-wide, 2,781 square-foot lot is currently vacant.
Brooklyn-based JIH Builders Group has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 847 Madison Street, in northern Ocean Hill, located two blocks from the Gates Avenue stop on the J/Z trains. The structure will measure 6,671 square feet and its residential units should average 694 square feet apiece, which means rental apartments are in the works. There will be two apartments each on the ground through third floors, and a single full-floor apartment on the fourth floor. Rego Park-based Diego Aguilera Architects is the architect of record. A two-story, 25-foot-wide townhouse must first be demolished.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has been filing applications since January of 2014 for a four-story, three-unit mixed-use building at 1776 Broadway, and a three-story, two-unit residential building at 483 Marion Street, in Ocean Hill, located directly below the Chauncey Street stop on the J/Z trains. The new buildings will measure 6,201 and 3,205 square feet each, respectively, and the larger building will feature 1,240 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Across both buildings, there will be 6,124 square feet of residential space, which means the apartments should average a spacious 1,225 square feet apiece. The units could be new-construction family-sized condominiums, which would be unprecedented in this part of Brooklyn for this building cycle. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 3,342-square-foot lot is currently vacant.
Habitat for Humanity’s New York City branch is planning to build two four-story, four-unit residential buildings at 329-331 Ralph Avenue, in Ocean Hill, located two blocks south of the Ralph Avenue stop on the C train. According to DNAinfo, all the full-floor residential units will be co-ops, with two of them having one-bedroom layouts and the other six having two-bedrooms. The buildings were filed with the Department of Buildings last October, and will measure 4,380 and 4,500 square feet each, respectively. That means units will average 1,110 square feet across both structures. All of the units will be sold at below-market rates to households making between 50 to 80 percent of the area median income (AMI). David Cunningham Architecture Planning is the architect of record. Groundbreaking is scheduled for this summer and completion is expected in early 2017.
Yair Siton , doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 669 MacDonough Street, in Ocean Hill, located two blocks from the Halsey Street stop on the J train. The new building will measure 5,000 square feet, and there will be two units per floor on the ground through third floors. The structure will be topped by a single unit on the fourth floor featuring a fifth-floor penthouse. Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide lot is currently vacant.