The Real Deal New York

City’s tiniest development lot to give rise to five-story building

Harlem residential project will house two duplex units as well as 600 square feet of retail

November 11, 2014 10:00AM

From left: 284 West 127th Street and Ben Nehmadi

From left: 284 West 127th Street and Ben Nehmadi

Permits were filed for what seems to be the city’s smallest development lot.

A new five-story building is coming to 284 West 127th Street, on a lot that is 30 by 25 feet, according to New York YIMBY. The building will have two duplex units across 2,166 square feet of residential space, the website reported. Bahary Architecture is the architect of record.

Ben Nehmadi’s Republic Investment Company is developing the property, which will include a 600-square-foot retail space. The building will cover about 80 percent of the tiny lot.

The developer bought the lot in May for $145,000, the website reported. [NY YIMBY] — Claire Moses

  • Sh!t My Tenants Say

    Cool!

  • JoJo4U

    This guy is being sued left and right by his former friends.

  • MooshehSia

    True to character that Ben would get press for such a small project

  • Iroony

    Ben (AKA) KeerehCoocheek is the master of these small 150K projects

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