Permits have been filed for a three-story commercial building at 136-21 Hillside Avenue, in Kew Gardens, Queens. The site is on the corner of Hillside Avenue and an exit from the Van Wyck Expressway. Two blocks away is the Jamaica-Van Wyck Subway Station, serviced by the E trains, and the Jamaica Long Island Railroad Train Station is a fifteen-minute walk away.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 83-05 116th Street, in Kew Gardens, Queens. The site is just under a mile away from the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens Subway Station, serviced by the E and F trains. The 121st Street Subway Station is also three-quarters of a mile away, serviced by the J and Z trains. The largely residential neighborhood is enriched by its proximity to Forest Park, spanning over 538 acres, 165 acres of which is occupied by trees and trails.
Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a six-story residential building at 83-68 117th Street, in Kew Gardens, Queens. The development will replace a single-story home of the Tudor Revival style built in 1899. The site is two blocks away from Forest Park, an expansive 165 acres of trees and recreational space. The 121st Street Station is ten blocks away, serviced by the J and Z trains. The Long Island Railroad is also nearby, with the Kew Gardens train station serviced by eight different lines on the LIRR a twelve-block walk.
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.
Cedarhurst, N.Y.-based Wara Holding has filed applications for two four-story, four-unit residential buildings at 86-11 – 86-13 124th Street, in Kew Gardens. They will measure 2,923 square feet and 3,187 square feet, respectively. Across both, the full-floor residential units should average 764 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Two of the units within the building at 86-13 124th Street will be duplexes. There will also be a total of six off-street parking spaces, with each building containing a single space within the basement of the ground-floor unit. Gerald J. Caliendo’s Briarwood-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide property is currently occupied by a deteriorating two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in January. The 121st Street stop on the J/Z trains is two blocks away.