Jamaica


90-31 171st Street, image from Google Street View

Permits Filed: 90-31 171st Street, Jamaica

In Jamaica, once Queens’s pre-eminent downtown, the highest demand for housing is just north and east of downtown Jamaica. Rezonings in the 2000s failed to recognize this, instead downzoning these residential neighborhoods on the periphery…

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115-02 Jamaica Avenue, rendering courtesy of Maddd Equities

Revealed: 115-02 Jamaica Avenue

In the Richmond Hill section of Queens, just to the east of downtown Jamaica, Maddd Equities is building a three-story commercial building at 115-02 Jamaica Avenue, designed by Aufgang Architects and scheduled to be completed later…

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190-11 Hillside Avenue, rendering from TCX

Revealed: 190-11 Hillside Avenue

Last month, YIMBY reported that permits were filed for what we thought was the first major market-rate residential project in the core of downtown Jamaica, in eastern Queens, since the area was rezoned in in…

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