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Long Island City

39-32 28th Street

Two-Family Townhouse Planned For 39-32 28th Street, Long Island City

Soundview Partners has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building at 39-32 28th Street, north of Court Square in Long Island City. The project will encompass 3,313 square feet of residential space, and Arc Architecture + Design Studio is designing. An existing two-story brick abode must first be demolished.





35-02 Northern Boulevard

Two-Story Building At 35-02 Northern Boulevard Marketed As Development Site, Long Island City

According to The Real Deal, the owners of the two-story commercial building at 35-02 Northern Boulevard, in northern Long Island City, are looking to sell the property as a development site for $30 million. Ariel Property Advisors is marketing the property, and the land boasts 145,000 square feet of building potential. Zoning accommodates for a mix of commercial uses with retail at street level.


46-20 11th Street

Seven-Story, 42-Unit Condo Project Coming to 46-20 11th Street, Long Island City

“11th Street Condominiums LLC” has filed applications for a seven-story, 42-unit residential building spanning the lots of 46-14 – 46-20 11th Street, in Long Island City. The project will total 40,035 square feet of residential space, and if the LLC’s name hints anything, condominiums will average roughly 950 square feet. Raymond Chan is designing, and an existing two-story warehouse must first be removed.


45-35 11th street long island city queens

Twelve Townhouses Headed for 45-35 11th Street, Long Island City

Long Island City’s mixed-use zoning has produced high rises filled with apartments and office space, as well as plenty of smaller residential buildings with ground-floor commercial space, but now the industrial neighborhood might get its first crop of new townhouses in half a century. Plans were filed on Friday for 12 two-family townhouses at 45-35 11th Street, a couple blocks from the Court Square subway stop.

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31-19 37th Avenue

Five-Story Mixed-Use Project Planned For 31-19 37th Avenue, Long Island City

GP Keystand LLC has filed applications for a five-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 31-19 37th Avenue, in northern Long Island City. The project will span 10,200 square feet, with nearly 2,400 square feet designated for retail use, and Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio is designing. An existing single-story commercial building must first be demolished.


21-21 44th Drive

Two-Story Medical Facility Now Planned for 21-21 44th Drive, Long Island City

In March, YIMBY revealed plans for an 88-unit condominium development at 21-21 44th Drive, in Long Island City, but Crain’s Business is reporting a change of plans. Norvin Healthcare Properties recently acquired the development site for $66 million, and now a two-story, 45,000 square-foot ambulatory care facility is in the works. NYU Langone Medical Center has agreed on a 31-year lease with Norvin, and an existing two-story building must first be demolished.


Bank of Manhattan Company Building. Credit: + Partners

Long Island City Clock Tower Designated Individual Landmark

On Tuesday. the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the former Bank of Manhattan Company Building at 29-27 Queens Plaza North, in Long Island City, as an individual landmark, preserving it for generations to come. The developer of what is expected to be the borough’s tallest building (and the new tallest building outside Manhattan), which will be next door, already plans to work with the landmark structure.

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