The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Astoria has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 30-67 31st Street, in the heart of Astoria. The project will measure 11,232 square feet. It will include 3,223 square feet of community facility space, which will likely be used by the organization as an educational facility. The residential units above are expected to average 801 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Anastasios Giannopoulos’s Astoria-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 34-foot-wide, 2,668-square-foot plot is vacant. The 30th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains is a block to the north.
An anonymous Long Island City-based LLC has filed applications for a seven-story, 12-unit residential building at 30-48 Crescent Street in Astoria. The project will measure 15,078 square feet and its residential units should average 1,010 square feet, indicative of condominiums. Amenities include off-street parking for six cars, laundry facilities, and a rooftop terrace. Long Island City-based GKA Design Group is the architect of record. The 26-foot-tall, 4,901-square-foot lot was occupied by a two-story house until that was demolished earlier this year. The 30th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains is located four blocks away.
Last month, the New York City Housing Authority began work on $88 million worth of repairs and renovations at Astoria Houses, which were slammed by Hurricane Sandy three years ago. Now the agency has filed plans for a new 14-story apartment building at the development on Hallets Point, along the western Queens waterfront.
YIMBY can barely keep up with all the new construction in western Astoria, where investors have started snapping up parking lots, row houses, and warehouses left and right. Today, we have a look at the eight-story rental building headed to 23-23 Astoria Boulevard, between Crescent and 23rd streets.
New, glassy residential towers have dramatically reshaped Long Island City and, now, the construction boom is moving north into Astoria. A local developer hopes to demolish a discount furniture store at 28-16 21st Street in Astoria and build a seven-story apartment building.