Brooklyn


297 and 299 Van Buren Street, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 299 Van Buren Street, Bed-Stuy

Most of Bed-Stuy’s vinyl-clad 19th century wood frames aren’t long for this world, and soon, two more will meet the wrecking ball. Today, new building applications were filed for a small residential development at 299 Van Buren Street in Bed-Stuy, between Lafayette and Stuyvesant Avenues.

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1700 Broadway

Construction Underway At 1700 Broadway, Site Of Six-Story, 79-Unit Mixed-Use Building, Ocean Hill

Foundation work is currently underway at 1700 Broadway, in Ocean Hill, where a six-story, 79-unit mixed-use building is planned, a block from the J/Z train’s stop at Chauncey Street. According to Brownstoner, the building — being developed by SUS and Alembic Community Development — will be 100% affordable, and will feature 4,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Peter Woll is the architect of record, and completion is expected in 2016.


62-68 Somers Street, image via Google Maps

24 Market-Rate Units Planned Near Broadway Junction in Ocean Hill: 62-68 Somers Street

As the clock ticks down to the start of the city’s East New York rezoning process in the fall, YIMBY has noticed an uptick in market-rate filings on the soon-to-be-valuable real estate around Broadway Junction. And now plans are in the works for three small apartment buildings at 62-68 Somers Street, just beyond the western patch of Ocean Hill that’s about to be rezoned.

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