Permits have been filed for a five-story apartment building at 142 Huron Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Franklin Street and Manhattan Avenue, the lot is four blocks north of the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Elvira Ross under the Rio 142 Huron LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 30-38 29th Street, in Astoria, Queens. The site is three blocks away from the 30th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains, and a block away from Athens Square. The famous Socrates Sculpture Park is also twelve blocks away. Ascent Development will be responsible for the project.
A one-story garage in Astoria is about to give way to an attractive new commercial building. The site is located on the corner of 41st Street and 28th Avenue, and permits were filed back in early August. Now, YIMBY has the reveal for the project, which is being designed by Bluarch Architecture.
Kew Gardens is in for an attractive new development, with building applications filed for 83-61 116th Street, just off the intersection of Curzon Road. The site also includes the neighboring lot at 116-02 Curzon Road, which puts the project directly on the intersection with 116th Street, giving the assemblage a unique form that the architects have used to their advantage.
Exterior work is in progress on a five-story building at 47-09 5th Street in the Hunters Point section of Long Island City, a block and a half away from the East River waterfront. In a typical development for Long Island City, an aging commercial property is being replaced with residences anchored by retail. In an unusual move, the developer, Studio Square per the DOB, opted to add three floors on top of the existing building rather than demolishing and starting anew. The eight residences would occupy 11,075 square feet, giving an average of 1,384 square feet per unit.