International architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed designs for a new 17,500 square foot library in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located at 1637 Central Avenue, the two-story building will more than double usable area of the existing public library.
One Sixteen has officially launched sales for a catalogue of condominium residences in Rockaway Beach, New York. Located at 133 Beach 116th Street, the project broke ground earlier this year and has today reached the fifth floor.
Permits have been filed for 17-story mixed-use building at 128 Beach 9th Street, a beachfront property in Far Rockaway, Queens. The site is six bus stops away from the Far Rockaway train station, serviced by the LIRR, and the Far Rockaway subway station, end of the line for the A trains. Red Group Management, based in the same neighborhood, will be responsible for the development.
Plans have been revealed for 670 new affordable apartments within two buildings in Downtown Far Rockaway, Queens. The project comes as part of the neighborhood’s rezoning announced last September. The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) along with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) jointly announced the project.
Beach Green Dunes Phase II has officially broken ground, representing the city’s continued investment to rehabilitate Far Rockaway following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. The development will contain 127 rental units, which will be designated affordable housing for very low, low, and moderate income residents. The project will also contain 3,000 square feet of retail area and a parking structure designed to accommodate 50 motor vehicles.