Kai Management, doing business as a Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a three-story, 15-unit residential building at 205 Beach 29th Street, in Far Rockaway, five blocks south of the Beach 25th Street stop on the A train. The building will measure 11,833 square feet in total, which translates into an average unit size of 789 square feet. The parcel of land is vacant, and Genaro Urueta’s Maspeth-based GRU Corporation is the applicant of record.
Earlier this year, YIMBY brought you news of a seven-story, 154-unit senior housing facility planned at 34-11 Beach Channel Drive, in Far Rockaway, and now DNAinfo reports city officials have broken ground on the project, located a block from the A train’s Beach 36th Street stop. Arker Companies is constructing the building, and 46 units will be rented to the formerly homeless. The ground floor will include 4,500 square feet each of retail and community facility space, and Aufgang Architects is designing.
As federal recovery money has slowly flowed into the Rockaways, YIMBY has noticed plenty of new building permits for one- and two-family homes, but very few for multi-family developments. However, it seems like the tide may be starting to turn for the flood-damaged peninsula in eastern Queens: plans have just been filed for a four-story apartment building at 11-30 McBride Street in Far Rockaway.
RockAllTheWay LLC has filed applications for a single-story, 7,835 square-foot commercial building at the largely vacant lot 2-08 Beach 98th Street, in Seaside. The building will house a restaurant, and Hustvedt Cutler Architects is designing.
If you thought the days of piling subsidized housing up on the edges of New York City were over, you thought wrong! Earlier today, an application was filed to construct a 154-unit senior housing facility…