In the fall of 2013, architect De-Jan Lu filed plans for a seven-story, 133-unit apartment building at 125 Borinquen Place in Williamsburg, only a block and a half from the BQE. Now YIMBY can reveal a slew of renderings for the development, which will fill a triangular lot at the corner of Borinquen, South 2nd and Rodney Streets.
The volunteers behind Roger That Garden in Crown Heights have spent the last year and a half fighting to save their little plot at Rogers Avenue and Park Place from a developer, but it looks like the garden’s days are officially numbered. A new building application was filed today for a four-story residential building on the property at 115 Rogers Avenue, also known as 749 Park Place.
Brownstoner reports that the six-story, five-unit mixed-use building at 79 Grand Street in Williamsburg has topped-out. A retail component will measure nearly 1,590 square feet on the ground level, and Philip Toscano Architects is designing. The nearly 8,000 square-foot building is currently getting its façade, and completion is likely later this year.
Deep in southern Brooklyn, in the borderlands between Midwood and Sheepshead Bay, a developer is planning to demolish two houses to make way for an eight-story apartment building at 2226 Ocean Avenue.
Hawthorne Brothers LLC has filed applications for two four-story, eight-unit residential buildings each measuring nearly 5,800 square feet at 192-194 Hawthorne Street, in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. BTE Design Services is designing, and an existing 2.5-story wood-framed structure was approved for demolition in March.