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.
Per The Real Deal, developers Jeffrey Gershon and AEW Capital Management are planning a six-story, 30-condo-unit mixed-use building measuring 115,000 square feet at 520-528 Atlantic Avenue, in Boreum Hill. Two levels will house 30,000 square feet of retail space, and Beyer Blinder Belle is designing. Demolition is expected to convene this summer on the existing single-story structure.
This once-dilapidated wood frame townhouse at 253 Halsey Street in Bed Stuy has been rebuilt from the ground up, and now sports an unusual corrugated steel facade.
XIN Development has nearly topped-out their seven-story, 216-unit mixed-use development project at 429 Kent Avenue, in Williamsburg. Brownstoner stopped by recently to take a look at the progress, and façade installation appears imminent. Dubbed The Oosten, Piet Boon is designing, and completion is likely closer to 2016.