The superstructure for ODA’s future five-story hotel at 1548 Bedford Avenue is now above ground in Crown Heights. The site is located along Bedford Avenue between Union Street and Eastern Parkway, and is a couple of blocks away from Prospect Park. The 38,300-square-foot project will yield 100 hotel rooms, a ground-floor banquet hall and restaurant, café, and shared terraces on the third and fourth levels. The fifth floor will be topped with a rooftop garden and a bar. Yoel Schwimmer is the developer.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 533 Pacific Street in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Located between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue, the through lot also known as 542 Atlantic Avenue is steps away from the Atlantic Avenue-Barclay Center subway station, serviced by the B, D, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains. The property is owned by Sterling Town Equities, which bought the commercial site last year for $28 million.
Construction has begun on a mixed-use development at 299 Chauncey Street in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn. Five units described as “individual mini dollhouses” will be added onto an existing 6,020-square-foot structure, originally built in 1925. The new development will be positioned on the eastern side of the property, bringing the total number of units up to nine, with retail on the ground floor at the corner. Prestige Equity Holdings and Wolf Group & Partners are the developers, with design and construction being handled by Brooklyn-based design firm Raab Interiors.
Permits have been filed for a six-story hotel at 3294 Atlantic Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Logan Street, the lot is one city block south of the Norwood Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Michael Gendin of Titan Equity Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
New York-based developer Extell has surpassed another milestone for 138 Willoughby Street, aka Brooklyn Point, in Downtown Brooklyn. Construction workers have now lifted and assembled the steel frame for the highest residential infinity-edge pool in the western hemisphere. The 27-foot-long pool is now in place on the roof deck of the 68-story, 720-foot-tall skyscraper, part of the third and final phase of the City Point complex.