The city has had grand plans to build a Utica Avenue subway line for nearly a century, and on Wednesday, de Blasio resurrected the idea of extending the 4 train out as far as Kings Plaza in Mill Basin, bringing trains to a transit-starved area of southeastern Brooklyn.
The fate of Crown Heights’ St. Ignatius Catholic Church was sealed when the Bishop of Brooklyn shuttered it two years ago, and now foundation work has begun for the apartment building that will rise in its place, at 267 Rogers Avenue.
1764 Union Management LLC has filed applications for a six-story, 16-unit residential building measuring 12,000 square feet at 1764 Union Street, in eastern Crown Heights. Olabanji B Awosika is designing, and the existing two-story structure was approved for demolition in December.
The property owner of 195 Sullivan Place, in southwestern Crown Heights, has filed applications for a five-story, 19-unit residential building measuring nearly 12,800 square feet. Panagis Georgopoulos is designing, and the existing two-story structure was approved for demolition this past January.
Two four-story apartment buildings will replace vinyl-clad wood frames at 1135-1137 St Marks Avenue, between Schenectady and Utica Avenues in eastern Crown Heights.