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M1-1D Zoning is a Light Manufacturing Zoning district in NYC. In the M1-1D district there are multiple uses you can develop including manufacturing, commercial, community facility, and residential in certain cases. You can find M1-1D Zoning in Astoria and Flushing...
If you are proposing a property development that does not comply 100% with the Zoning Resolution of NYC this would require a special approval known as a Zoning Variance to proceed with the development. A Zoning Variance can be requested in NYC as a special approval to...
Renovating an Apartment in NYC requires putting together a team to bring your project to reality. This means hiring an architect and contractor that you can trust who will look out for your best interests. The process can be intense and challenging but in the end it...
Architects design buildings but as an Architect I find that many people do not often understand what goes into a building design. In this post we will outline the new building design services an architect such as myself may provide. I am an architect in NY and owner...
The kitchen may just be the most important room in a home and it certainly can be the most expensive one to renovate. I am an architect in NYC and owner of Fontan Architecture a Manhattan based architecture firm. In this post we will be looking at a few NYC Kitchen...
New York City suspended nonessential construction during the stay at home order in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As the spread of the virus decreases New York City is reopening with Phase 1 which includes all construction. The following is a summary of the NYC...
Modern bathroom design requires careful planning and thoughtful decision making. Modern design is often minimal, clean, and orderly, which adds a level of complexity as it must be precise and aesthetically pleasing. There are many issues to take into consideration for...
I am a NYC Architect working from home during the COVID Stay at Home Order. My profession is easy to transition to working from home (with the exception of construction of course). New York City has many online services for architects that allow them to continue to...
This post will review some bathroom renovations in NYC. I am Jorge Fontan an architect and owner of NYC Architecture firm Fontan Architecture. The bathrooms below are all from our projects in NYC. Grey Bathroom in a Chelsea Loft This first bathroom is in a Loft...
You will most likely be hiring an architect if you are planning a renovation we will review the process and general formation on interior renovation services for architecture and design. I am an architect in New York with an office in Manhattan Fontan Architecture, we...
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