On Wednesday, September 26th, a new, permanently affordable housing block will break ground in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood. Located on a corner lot at 3 Livonia Avenue, “Edwin’s Place” is designed by renowned American architect Robert A.M. Stern for non-profit developer Breaking Ground and the African American Planning Commission.
Glenmore Manor Apartments is the second residential property announced in updates to the city’s $1 billion infrastructure and affordable housing plan designed to reinvigorate Brownsville, Brooklyn. The apartments will occupy an assemblage of land at the intersection of Christopher Avenue and Glenmore Avenue, and Think! Architecture + Design is the project architect.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a four-story residential building at 2272 Pacific Street, in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The site is four blocks away from the East New York Train Station, serviced by the Long Island Railroad trains. Six blocks away is the major Broadway Junction subway intersection, serviced by the A, C, J, L, M, and Z trains.
Our last reporting on 845 Howard Avenue was after the NYC Department of City Planning gave approval to the Robert A.M. Stern Architects’ design in October. Now, permits have been filed for the site, which also goes by 3 Livonia Avenue, in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The project will be named Edwin’s Place, and will be the fifth project in Brooklyn by the non-profit partnership of Breaking Ground and The African American Planning Commission Inc.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1663 East New York Avenue, in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The project would replace an undeveloped lot used for glass and car repairs. The Broadway Junction Subway Stations are seven blocks away, serviced by the A, C, J, L, M, and Z trains. The East New York Train Station is four blocks away, serviced by the Long Island Railroad. Like Minded People LLC, based in Forest Hills, Queens, is responsible for development.