Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 790 Liberty Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Berriman Street, the lot is two blocks north of the Shepherd Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Salvatore Mendolia of But Why Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Chestnut Commons Apartments, a 14-story mixed-use building at 110 Dinsmore Place in East New York, Brooklyn. Designed by Dattner Architects and developed by Ismene Speliotis, the structure yields 275 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 219 units for residents at 20 to 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $9,875 to $118,400.
Hope Street Capital has closed on a $55 million construction loan to finance the completion of a new seven-story residential building in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The property is located at 959 Sterling Place on a property formerly owned by the Hebron Seventh Day Adventist School, a New York City landmark completed in 1889.
Excavation work is set to begin at 52 Fourth Avenue, the site of a nine-story residential building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Gertler & Wente Architects and developed by Metropolitan Realty Exemptions under the RJ 4th Avenue LLC, the 55,000-square-foot structure will yield 52 rental apartments averaging 775 square feet apiece, as well as a cellar and ground-floor retail space. It was last reported that the units will come in a mix of one- and two-bedroom layouts and a select number of apartments will have their own private outdoor spaces. There will be four penthouses on the upper levels, each with its own outdoor space. Real Land Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Dean Street and Fourth Avenue.
Excavation and piling work is underway at 29 Jay Street, the site of an 11-story commercial building in the DUMBO Historic District of Brooklyn. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jay Street Office LLC, the 150-foot-tall building will yield office space at the corner of Jay and Plymouth Streets. Sciame Construction LLC is the general contractor for the project.