The Michaels Organization files plans for a 227-unit mixed-use building in Downtown Brooklyn

The Michaels Organization, on June 25, filed a permit application for construction of a 227-unit, 176,121-square-foot mixed-use building at 111 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

The plans filed with the Department of Buildings, call for the construction of a 434-foot tall, 40-story mixed-use building. It spans three adjacent tax lots from 107 -111 Willoughby Street.

The project is described in the filings as: filing herewith for a 40-story mixed-use building.

The cellar of the building will have a tank fill pump room, fire pump room, switch gear room, telecom room, storage rooms, compactor room, gas meter room, electrical poe room, and water service and sewer room, according to the plans. The ground floor will be split between a community facility, residential lobby, mail and package room, and retail space. The second floor will have an eating and drinking establishment and offices. The third floor will be used for a church, while floors four and five will each be used for office space. The sixth floor will have an exercise room, terrace, and bike storage room. Floors seven through 38 will each have seven dwelling units, while the 39th floor will have three dwelling units in addition to a work/study area and dining area. The 40th floor will provide a recreation roof.

GF55 Partners is listed as the architect on the application.

According to city records, the three buildings are currently occupied by the St. Boniface Church, and no demolition plans have been filed. It is unclear if they are leasing the space to The Michaels Organization or if The Michaels Organization is in the process of purchasing it.

The Michaels Organization did not respond to a request for a comment.

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