An anonymous LLC has filed permits for three lots in Far Rockaway, Queens. The proposal is for three identical three-story residential buildings on lots at 11-30, 11-32, and 11-34 McBride Street. The site is a half-mile away from the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue station, end of the A train, and a third of a mile away from the Far Rockaway station serviced by the Long Island Railroad. YIMBY last reported on 11-30 McBride Street in 2015, when permits for a sixteen-unit structure were filed.
Yesterday, YIMBY brought you news on building applications for 1414 Central Avenue, in Queens’ Far Rockaway neighborhood. Today, we have the first preliminary rendering for the project, designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, and the new building will be a massive improvement over the site’s current state.
A church in Far Rockaway, Queens, is about to be razed to make way for a mixed-use building. Permits for an eight-story structure have been submitted for 1414 Central Avenue, six blocks away from the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue Subway station, at the end of the A train. Kingspoint Heights Development is the developer, and the project would be built on the site of the Community Church–the Nazarene.
An anonymous Bronx-based LLC has filed applications to redevelop the severely dilapidated three-story commercial structure at 15-20 Central Avenue, in Far Rockaway, into a five-story school building. The redevelopment will incorporate the stand-alone four-story structure that exists behind the three-story building. The project will encompass 75,440 square feet and will rise 62 feet above street level. The school, which will likely be private, will have a gymnasium, cafeteria, administrative offices, classrooms, and conference rooms. William Leung’s Financial District-based architecture firm is the architect of record.
Jamaica-based A&I Developers Inc. has filed applications for a pair of three-story, five-unit residential buildings at 21-17 and 21-19 Birdsall Avenue in Far Rockaway. The buildings will measure 5,993 square feet each and, between them, the total of 10 residential units should average 903 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized apartments. There will be a total six off-street parking spaces, all located indoors. Barry J. Bank’s Kew Gardens-based engineering firm is the applicant of record. The 50-foot-wide, 6,750-square-foot property is vacant. The Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue stop on the A train, as well as the neighborhood’s Long Island Rail Road station, are three blocks away.