Information about this lot
Why is this lot here?
We think this lot is vacant because:
- The lot was added manually by site admins.
Brooklyn block 6699, lot 47 which is listed in official documents as 851 Ave I, but is functionally at 849 E. 15th Street (which throws off the living lots link by a block).
There has been an RFP out for the property since 2012, but EDC who is attempting to develop the site has not found anyone who has shown more than a passing interest. The local community board (CB 14 Brooklyn) recently requested additional funding to help find a tenant because they are eager to have the property utilized.
Approximately 7,920 SF
Beautiful residential neighborhood
Walking distance to shops, restaurants and services
Two-story deactivated NYCT substation
Newer active substation to south of site not part of disposition
The RFP can be seen here, and despite the listed deadline dates it is still open:
This building is owned by the City and leased to MTA. In 2012, the City and MTA determined that it is no longer required for transit-related operations.