Exterior work is moving along on The Prime, a 120,000-square-foot mixed-use project at 22-43 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Progress has been gradual since our last update in September, when the 11-story building had just recently topped out. Designed by SRA Architecture + Engineering and developed by Circle F, the structure features a curtain wall composed of a contrasting mix of white and gray paneling, which his now almost complete. Ryan Serhant of The Serhant Team and Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing: New York fame is marketing the 71 residences, which feature interior design by Andres Escobar of Lemay + Escobar and will average around 900 square feet apiece.
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Construction is complete at Hero LIC, a 22-story condominium building at 24-16 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Woods Bagot Architects and developed by Silverback Development, the 284-foot-tall tower features a striking Art-Moderne design and contains a mix of studios, one-, and two-bedroom layouts, many of which offer private balconies. The Serhant Team at Nest Seekers International is handling the sales and marketing for the 109 units.
It appears that work is on hold at 21-16 44th Drive, aka 21-18 44th Drive, a mixed-use property in Long Island City, Queens. Construction only reached the sixth floor and still has two more levels to go before topping out. Designed by C3D Architecture and developed by Amsterdam Hospitality, the project is slated to yield a mix of ground-floor retail space, 40 hotel rooms measuring around 250 square feet each, and 29 homes averaging just under 700 square feet apiece. YIMBY last reported on the project in August 2015, when permits were filed for its construction.
The two-tower 5Pointz complex is in the final stages of construction at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by HTO Architects and developed by G&M Realty, the 1.21-million-square-foot development stands on the site of the former 5Pointz warehouse, which was a mecca for graffiti and street art. Mojo Stumer Associates designed the buildings’ interiors, which will feature artistic homages to the site’s cultural past.
5-15 Queens Boulevard, aka Elm West, which now has an official website, is one of the newest mixed-use residential developments in Elmhurst, Queens. The seven-story, 230,000-square-foot edifice is located at the corner of Queens Boulevard and Broadway and stands directly across the street from its completed sibling, Elm East. Pi Capital Partners is the developer and Tan Architect is the designer.