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.
In the borderlands between East New York, Brownsville and Ocean Hill, one developer is planning supportive housing on an industrial block that the city plans to rezone for residential. New building applications were filed today for a six-story development at 2414a Atlantic Avenue, between Sackman Street and East New York Avenue.
Slate Property Group is one of Williamsburg’s most prolific developers at the moment, from big rental projects like 120 Union Avenue to boutique condo buildings like the one YIMBY can reveal today at 21 Powers Street.
The new townhouse planned at 27 Cranberry Street in Brooklyn Heights was the subject of a New York Times story in 2013, and two years later, the Department of Buildings still hasn’t approved permits to construct the house. But YIMBY has the first rendering of what the home might look like once it’s finished.
A rather sad little three-story storefront with apartments above it has been neglected for years at 1516 Fulton Street, on the corner of Throop Avenue and across the street from the entrance to the C train. But a new owner has taken over the site and plans to expand it to an eight-story apartment building.