Ekstein’s initial building permits denied for 25-19 43rd Avenue

Ekstein Development, which filed building permits for a 68,145 square foot residential build (5.00 FAR), has hit a road bump. The permits were initially submitted to the Department of Buildings on May 20,1 but were denied on Aug. 6. The permit says the building’s “Development Challenge Process is pending Zoning Approval.” Demolition of the building […]
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Department of Buildings issues partial stop work order on 25-19 43rd Avenue

Ekstein Development only recently started full demolition on its 25-19 43rd Avenue site,1 but that came to a partial halt last week because of a partial work stop order issued by the Department of Buildings. According to the complaint, the main issue was the lack of fire extinguishers.2 “NO FIRE EXTINGUISHERS ON DEMO SITE WHILE […]
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Demolition underway at 25-19 43rd Avenue

Roughly a week after Ekstein Development erected a construction fence at 25-19 43rd Avenue, crews went forward with demolition that was approved in late June.1 Ekstein is still waiting to hear from the Department of Buildings on their building permit, but that obviously didn’t stop the building from being torn down.2 When all is said […]
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46-09 11th Street site gets signage

We stopped by the 46-09 11th Street site last week, and saw that the building is well along in its development. The building recently hung a banner advertising its website¬†4609eleventhst.com, which encourages web surfers to sign up for future emails about the site. Here are the details of the site from the developer, Ekstein Development:1 […]
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Applications for 20 affordable rental apartments being accepted for 26-16 Jackson Avenue

On Friday, we checked in at 26-16 Jackson Avenue and noted that things are well along the way.1 Well, in another sign that the building is on the verge of delivery, construction crews posted the sign seen below. The building, dubbed ‘Jackson Avenue Rental’ is now taking applications for 20 affordable rental apartments that must […]
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