Crown Heights’ newest big rental building is inching toward the finish line at 505 St Marks Avenue between Franklin and Classon Avenues.
Eugene Khody, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, seven-unit residential building at the 25-foot-wide vacant lot of 786 Park Place, in eastern Crown Heights, four blocks north of the Nostrand Av. stop on the 3 train. The building will measure just 4,865 square feet, which means units will likely be rentals, averaging 695 square feet. Richard Walsh, of Citiscape Consulting, is the applicant of record.
Property owner Solomon Feder, head of Velocity Framers USA, has filed applications for an eight-story, 16-unit residential building at the vacant lot of 876 Bergen Street, in northwestern Crown Heights. Located five blocks south of the Franklin Avenue station on the A/C lines, the building will measure 10,846 square feet, which works out to units averaging a rental-sized 680 square feet. Asher Hershkowitz is the architect of record.
Property owner Gaby Uziel has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at the vacant lot at 1709 Park Place, in eastern Crown Heights between Ralph and Howard avenues. The building will measure 5,600 square feet, and residential units will measure an average 700 square feet. Draft Master Engineering is the applicant is record.
Rents along Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights are heating up fast, and new residential construction is finally starting to catch up. YIMBY discovered this rendering on the fence at 730 Franklin Avenue, where a six-story apartment building is in the works.