Coney Island

3052 West 21st Street

Childs Building Renovation, Amphitheater Construction Underway At 3052 West 21st Street, Coney Island

In the summer of 2015, iStar Financial and Coney Island USA received the green light to begin renovation work on the dilapidated three-story, 56,300 square-foot Childs Building, an individual landmark, at 3052 West 21st Street, on Coney Island. The building will be anchored by a restaurant but will also have community space and a rooftop terrace. An interconnected 5,000-seat amphitheater is also planned on the adjacent lot. The New York Times now reports construction is finally underway on both the Childs Building and the performance venue, and the amphitheater’s metal framework can be seen taking shape. The complex is expected to be complete later this year. The developer are leasing the land from the city through a 10-year contract.


3024 Cropsey Avenue

Seven-Story Storage Facility Planned At 3024 Cropsey Avenue, Coney Island

Chris Lynch, of Queens-based Storage Deluxe, has filed applications for a seven-story, 157,424 square-foot storage facility at 3024 Cropsey Avenue, on Coney Island, five blocks from the Stillwell Avenue D/F/N/Q stop. The facility will be equipped with six loading berths, according to the Schedule A, and Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the applicant of record. Existing industrial structures must first be demolished.




2116 Mermaid Avenue

Six-Story, 10-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned At 2116 Mermaid Avenue, Coney Island

Orek Igor, operating under a Coney Island-based LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 2116 Mermaid Avenue, on Coney Island, seven blocks from the Stillwell Avenue stop on the D, F, N and Q trains. The building will measure 13,004 square feet, and includes 3,063 square feet for a community facility on the ground and basement levels. Residential units above will average 995 square feet each, although the two top floor units will also share a seventh floor penthouse. Zarina Ross’s Brighton Beach-based Arcon Studio is the applicant of record.


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