Permits have been filed for two eight-story residential buildings at 11-26 31st Drive and 31-61 Vernon Boulevard in Astoria, Queens. Located between 31st Drive and 11th Street, the interior lots are a 15-minute walk east to the Broadway subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Meshulem Z. Twersky under the 31-61 Vernon Boulevard LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The proposed 84-foot-tall 31-61 Vernon Boulevard development will yield 40,719 square feet, with 34,095 square feet designated for residential space while 11-26 31st Drive will comprise 35,887 square feet with 31,285 square feet for residential space. The concrete-based buildings will have 51 residences each, most likely rentals based on the average unit scope of 668 square feet for 31-61 Vernon Boulevard and 613 square feet for 11-26 31st Drive.
S. Wieder Architect is listed as the architect of record.
Demolition permits were filed in October of last year. An estimated completion date has not been announced.