In the summer of 2014, YIMBY reported on filings for a five-story, 81-unit residential building at 10 Lexington Avenue and 2 Downing Street, in the southern half of Clinton Hill, and now the building is under construction, currently two stories above street level. According to Brownstoner, the building will measure 55,341 square feet in total, and units will average a rental-sized 683 square feet. Joseph Brunner, of Fulton Street Holdings, is developing, and Zambrano Architectural Design is the architect. Completion is expected in the end of 2016.
In February, YIMBY reported on filings for a small mixed-use development at 491 Myrtle Avenue, in northern Clinton Hill, and now renderings have surfaced of the four-story, six-unit building, per Fort Greene Focus. The entire building will measure just 4,967 square feet, which includes 1,228 square feet for retail space on the ground floor. Units above will average a rental-sized 623 square feet, two per floor, although the top two units will also share a fifth-floor penthouse. An anonymous LLC is developing, and Issac & Stern Architects is designing. Construction is reportedly underway.
Brookland Capital has purchased the 29,250 square-foot church at 259 Washington Avenue, in Clinton Hill, for $8.8 million, according to Commercial Observer. The site has 2,650 square feet of air rights, and plans call for church to be converted into condominiums, featuring a small rear expansion and exterior restorations. DNAinfo reports the property is landmarked, so changes to the building will have to be approved by the LPC. The G train stop at Washington Avenue is located two blocks to the south.
Greenwich Village-based Wavbuilders, LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building at 132 Waverly Avenue, in northern Clinton Hill, four blocks from the G train’s stop at Washington Avenue. The building will measure 6,210 square feet in total, and full-floor units will likely be condominiums, averaging 1,552 square feet each. Clinton Hill-based Brent Porter & Associates is the applicant of record.
A vacant lot in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood will be no more. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a new building for 145 Gates Avenue (at the corner of Grand Avenue). The structure will be a three-story house (four with the cellar) with four bedrooms in the Italianate style.