Staten Island

Landmark Colony

City Council Approves Sale For 344-Unit Redevelopment Of New York City Farm Colony, Staten Island

In late 2014, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the 45-acre residential redevelopment of the dilapidated 96-acre New York City Farm Colony campus, located centrally on Staten Island. Last week, the City Council approved plans to sell 45 acres of the property to NFC Associates, the New York Times reports. The Staten Island-based developer will rehabilitate five existing buildings, demolish five others, build 14 multi-unit townhouses, and also build three six-story residential buildings. Dubbed Landmark Colony, there will be a total of 344 condominiums, 34 of which will be sold at below-market rates, but all of which will be home to people 55 and older. Of the 45 redeveloped acres, 17 acres will be landscaped public space, and 17,000 square feet of commercial space is planned. Vengoechea & Boyland Architecture is designing, and units will begin to come online next year.




157 David Street

Three-Story, Four-Unit Residential Development At 157 David Street, Eltingville, Staten Island

Staten Island-based Joseph Palermo has filed applications for two three-story, two-family houses at 153-157 David Street, in Eltingville, on Staten Island’s southern shore. Each structure will measure 2,674 square feet in total, which works out to family-sized units averaging 1,337 square feet each. Emanuel Lo Bue’s Staten Island-based Lo Bue Valenziano is the applicant of record. The existing single-story home was demolished in October.


873 Elbe Avenue

Four Single-Family Homes Coming To 871-877 Elbe Avenue, Grasmere, Staten Island

John Lavelle, doing business as an anonymous LLC, has filed applications to build four single-family homes at 871-877 Elbe Avenue, in Grasmere, located on the eastern end of Staten Island. Each residence will stand two stories and measure 1,189 square feet in total. Stanley Krebushevski’s Staten Island-based SMK Architect is the applicant of record, and an existing single-family home must first be demolished. Subdivision of the lot was completed last month.


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