The city is building a large K through 8 elementary and middle school on a former vacant lot at 713 Caton Avenue in Kensington, where we found these renderings on the fence. The New York City School Construction Authority is developing the five-story building, which will be 87,629 square feet, according to new building permits.
Schedule A filings reveal that the future P.S./I.S. 437 will have everything you’d expect — a gym, cafeteria, auditorium, library, offices, and three floors of classrooms. It will be finished by September 2015, according to the construction sign. Michael Fieldman of Rawlings Architects is the architect of record. The city bought the 37,000-square-foot plot between between East 7th and 8th Streets for $8,800,000 in 2011, according to public records. Here’s another construction fence rendering and some progress shots: