Long Island City

Aerial render of Queens Plaza Park looking west towards Manhattan, from The Durst Organization

Sven Wraps Up Construction at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

It looks like construction is coming to a close on Sven, a 762-foot-tall skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue and the second-tallest building in Long Island City, Queens. Also known as Queens Plaza Park, the 67-story tower is designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization and will yield 958 rental units with interiors designed by Selldorf Architects, including 300 units set aside as affordable housing. Hunter Roberts is the general contractor and Jaros, Baum & Bolles Engineering administered the mechanical systems for the project, which is bound by Northern Boulevard to the east, Queens Plaza North and Dutch Kills Green to the south, and 41st Avenue to the west.

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5203 Center Boulevard. All images courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

Housing Lottery Launches for 534 Units at 5203 Center Boulevard in Long Island City, Queens

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 5203 Center Boulevard, a 56-story mixed-use residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the waterfront structure yields 855,541 square feet. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 534 units for residents at 40 to 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $20,606 to $212,685.

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Rendering of 5203 Center Boulevard. Courtesy of TF Cornerstone

Housing Lottery Launches for TF Cornerstone’s 5203 Center Boulevard in Long Island City, Queens

A new mixed-income development from TF Cornerstone in Long Island City, Queens launched its housing lottery on NYC Housing Connect. Designed by ODA Architects, 5203 Center Boulevard will have 800 rental apartments with 534 units designated as permanently affordable. Affordable housing is for residents at 40 to 165 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $20,606 to $212,685. SLCE is the architect of record and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects designed the adjacent 22,000-square-foot park.

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38-35 Crescent Street Apartments. All images courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

Affordable Housing Lottery Launches for 38-35 Crescent Street in Long Island City, Queens

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 38-35 Crescent Street, a six-story mixed-use building in Long Island City, Queens. The 26,000-square-foot development was designed by Mehdi Ghazi and yields 17 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $72,858 to $167,570.

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