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LaGuardia Airport

Governor & Vice President Debut Plans For New LaGuardia Airport, East Elmhurst

Governor Cuomo and Vice President Biden announced plans calling for the complete reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport, in East Elmhurst, Crain’s reports. The $4 billion project will have four connected terminals and will wrap around the Grand Central Parkway. There will also be 24-hour ferry service and an AirTrain linking the airport to the 7 train’s Willets Point stop. Approval from the Port Authority is required, and the terminal portion is expected to break ground in 2016 for a 2018 completion. The AirTrain link will take roughly five years to build.



59 South 4th Street

Four-Story Townhouses At 59 South 4th Street Close To Topping Out, Williamsburg

Back in May, foundation work was underway at 51-59 South 4th Street, on the corner of Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, where six four-story townhouses are planned. Now the concrete structure is three stories tall, according to Brownstoner. The townhouses are being developed by KUB Capital, and five are currently in contract. KUB Design and SZ Projects are co-designing, and completion is expected by the end of this year.


1802 2nd Avenue

29-Story Senior Residential Facility Planned At 1802 2nd Avenue, Yorkville

Merchants Hospitality and Maplewood Senior Living are co-developing a 29-story, 213,000 square-foot residential facility for seniors at the corner of 2nd Avenue and East 93rd Street, in northern Yorkville. According to the New York Post, the four- and five-story tenement buildings spanning the lots 1802-1810 2nd Avenue and 303-305 East 93rd Street were acquired for a total $111 million over the course of two years. The buildings are expected to be demolished.