291 Metropolitan front 1

We’re checking in on Williamsburg’s 291 Metropolitan, a five-story, 27-unit rising on the site of a former parking garage.

The 70-foot-tall building will have 19,196 square feet of residential space, with a 95-square-foot sliver of retail in the cellar, according to permits filed in 2012 and issued last month. Designed by Meshberg Group, the project includes parking, bicycle storage and a roof deck. The developer is All Year Management, which acquired the property for $4 million in 2012, according to public records.

Here’s the project, as seen from North 4th Street:

291 metropolitan back

And now, the frontage on Metropolitan Avenue:

291 metropolitan front 2

Construction will wrap up in Winter 2014, according to construction signage. For comparison’s sake, below is the Meshberg Group rendering, as we reported in February:

291 Metropolitan rendering

291 Metropolitan Avenue new

Rendering: Meshberg Group

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