Queens-based Ghotra Property has filed applications for two four-story, seven-unit mixed-use buildings at 114-01 – 114-05 Atlantic Avenue, in Richmond Hill. From west to east, they will measure 8,625 square feet and 7,680 square feet, respectively. Both will feature a 681-square-foot retail unit on the ground floor, followed by seven residential units across the rest of each structure. Across the entire development, the residential units should average 852 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities include a total of three off-street parking spots. Manish S. Savani’s Briarwood-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 4,979-square-foot assemblage, at the corner of 114th Street, is currently occupied by two single-story commercial-retail buildings. Demolition permits have not been filed. The site is located four blocks from the 111th Street stop on the J train.
Although we’d love to see more residential development in downtown Jamaica, much of the new construction in the eastern Queens neighborhood is tied to hotels and tourism. The latest new hotel is coming to 97-26 147th Place, on a lot a few blocks south of the Jamaica LIRR station.
Jamaica’s development boom is moving south of the Long Island Rail Road yards and into the relatively forgotten area near the Van Wyck Expressway. Yesterday, YIMBY noticed plans for an unusual hotel-residential project at 143-18 Liberty Avenue, along an industrial and highway-like stretch of eastern Queens.
A Hindu temple in Hollis, Queens hopes to expand further east to serve the thriving South Asian community in Floral Park, a neighborhood right next to the Long Island border. YIMBY has a look at the plans for their new temple, which is set to rise at 264-12 Hillside Avenue.
Development in Brownsville is starting to pick up, and it might have something to do with the big rezoning set to transform East New York next door. Today we’ve come across plans for a seven-story hotel at 120 Thatford Avenue, between Pitkin and Belmont avenues.