A development team that includes Procida Companies and The Church of God of East Flatbush has announced plans to build a 481-unit affordable residential project at 110 New Lots Avenue, in southern Brownsville. The project, dubbed Ebenezer Plaza, will take up the entire block, which is bound by Powell Street and New Lots, Sackman, and Hegeman avenues.
The Orthodox Jewish community on the border between Bed-Stuy and Williamsburg has learned to make the best of the area’s industrial zoning. Last week, South Williamsburg-based developer Joseph Brunner filed plans for an eight-story commercial and community facility building at 347 Flushing Avenue, just west of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Navy Yard.
The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Astoria has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 30-67 31st Street, in the heart of Astoria. The project will measure 11,232 square feet. It will include 3,223 square feet of community facility space, which will likely be used by the organization as an educational facility. The residential units above are expected to average 801 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Anastasios Giannopoulos’s Astoria-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 34-foot-wide, 2,668-square-foot plot is vacant. The 30th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains is a block to the north.
Brooklyn-based property owner Joseph Caputo has filed applications for a four-story, 12,731-square-foot mixed-use commercial building at 19 Maspeth Avenue, located on a vacant, wedged-shape lot bound by Woodpoint Road, Maspeth Avenue, and Conselyea Street in northern Williamsburg. The 46-foot-tall project will feature retail space on the ground floor, office space on the second, and community facility space on the third and fourth floors. The retail and office spaces will total 5,437 square feet while the community facility spaces will total 4,327 square feet. Frank Petruso’s Great Neck, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The Graham Avenue stop on the L train is two blocks away.
HOPES CAP Inc., a non-profit organization that operates pre-kindergarten education programs for children living below the poverty line in New Jersey, is constructing a four-story expansion adjacent to its headquarters at 301 Garden Street in Hoboken. The project is currently a single floor above street level. The expansion will house three classrooms as well as additional office space for the organization.