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East River Partners to redevelop Fort Greene “compound”

January 31, 2014 11:08AM

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171 South Portland Avenue and East River’s Jody Kriss

Developer East River Partners, which specializes in converting townhouses in Brooklyn, is dabbling in new development with plans for two neighboring four-story residential properties in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

An 1865 townhouse and a carriage house are located at 164 South Oxford Street, while a garage occupies 171 South Portland Avenue. 

In place of this block-through compound, the project will create 14 residential units, either rentals or condominiums, according to a plan exam application filed yesterday. Flatiron District-based Barry Rice Architects was tapped to serve as architect of record, BuzzBuzzHome reported. The developer paid $7.5 million for the land in October.

An East River-developed townhouse conversion at 397 1st Street in Park Slope sold out last fall, as The Real Deal reported. [BuzzBuzzHome]Mark Maurer

  • guest72018

    I can’t believe J Kriss is still walking and doing business so freely he’s such a scumbag using violence and extortion to get his way

  • laymanah will show people how much of a dirtbag this guy is

  • susan laurie

    I’m not sure how pondscum like him evolved to look like human, but don’t be fool, he’s scum from the inside out. He’s been swindling people for over a decade, and it’s finally time for him to pay

  • Aussiewebmaster

    East River Projects seems legitimate to me


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