New images have been revealed for the future of 257 Washington Avenue, in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill. The revised design, which will go before the LPC later today, will take the site which was formerly St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, and convert it into eight townhomes. Plans show the main structure will feature four larger units, with another four spread inside a connected three-story building at the back of the lot.
The Downtown Brooklyn residential boom has ranked among the most impressive growth spurts any neighborhood has seen in the history of the Five Boroughs, and now, plans have been submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission at the periphery of the boom, in Clinton Hill. There, at 550 Clinton Avenue, Morris Adjmi Architects is designing a new 29-story residential tower, which went before the LPC for review yesterday.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 532 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The site is nearby the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center commercial intersection and Brooklyn Museum. The Clinton-Washington Avenues Station, serviced by the A and C trains, is a block away. Also nearby is the Pratt Institute campus. Afshari PC will be responsible for the design.
A vacant lot in the Clinton Hill Historic District is on its way to being filled. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a four-story home at 311 Vanderbilt Avenue. It will present as three stories from the front, but other viewing angles will show a set-back fourth floor.
A Brooklyn-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 272 Greene Avenue, located on the corner of Classon Avenue in Clinton Hill. The project, measuring 2,626 square feet, will include one apartment on the ground floor, followed by another unit across the second through fourth floors. A single off-street parking spot will be located behind the townhouse. Matthias Müller’s Brooklyn-based firm MuNYC Architecture is the architect of record. The 1,313-square-foot lot is occupied by a small single-story structure. Demolition permits have not been filed.