29-37 41st Avenue

Durst Organization Reveals Plans for Sven Park in Long Island City, Queens

The Durst Organization has released the first renderings of a new public outdoor space at the base of Sven, the developer’s latest residential skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City. The half-acre space will debut as Sven Park and offers a new playground, dog runs, workout and parkour facilities, ping-pong tables, swinging benches, and stationary seating.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 288 Units at Sven in Long Island City, Queens

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Sven, a 67-story mixed-use residential building at 2959 Northern Boulevard in Handel Architects and developed by The Durst Organization, the structure yields 958 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 288 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $68,229 to $192,400.

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Aerial render of Queens Plaza Park looking west towards Manhattan, from The Durst Organization

Sven Completes Construction at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

Construction is now complete on Sven, a 762-foot-tall skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island CityQueens. Also known as Queens Plaza Park, the 67-story tower is designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization and will yield a total of 958 rental units with interiors designed by Selldorf Architects. Three hundred units are set aside as affordable housing. Hunter Roberts is the general contractor and Jaros, Baum & Bolles Engineering administered the mechanical systems for the project, which is bound by Northern Boulevard to the east, Queens Plaza North and Dutch Kills Green to the south, and 41st Avenue to the west.

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Aerial render of Queens Plaza Park looking west towards Manhattan, from The Durst Organization

Sven Wraps Up Construction at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

It looks like construction is coming to a close on Sven, a 762-foot-tall skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue and the second-tallest building in Long Island City, Queens. Also known as Queens Plaza Park, the 67-story tower is designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization and will yield 958 rental units with interiors designed by Selldorf Architects, including 300 units set aside as affordable housing. Hunter Roberts is the general contractor and Jaros, Baum & Bolles Engineering administered the mechanical systems for the project, which is bound by Northern Boulevard to the east, Queens Plaza North and Dutch Kills Green to the south, and 41st Avenue to the west.

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