Yong Lee, head of Flushing-based HWL Management, has filed applications for a five-story, 14,732 square-foot commercial building at 150-15 Barclay Avenue, in Murray Hill, Queens, located a block from the Murray Hill LIRR station. The first and second floors will contain 4,315 square feet of offices, and 14,732 square feet of health care facilities will take up the third through fifth floors. Flushing-based Kyu Myeon Lee is the architect of record, and an existing 2.5-story home must first be demolished.
Pik Wan Cheng, operating under an anonymous LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 22-unit mixed-use building at 144-89 38th Avenue, in Murray Hill, four blocks from the LIRR station at 41st Avenue and 149th Street. The building will measure 20,384 square feet, and includes 5,550 square feet on the basement level for a children’s daycare. Residential units, averaging a rental-sized 675 square feet, will take up the first through fifth floors. Flushing-based Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and permits were filed in July to remove a dilapidated two-story structure.
The Chinese community in Flushing is quickly growing beyond the borders of its little downtown and building large mixed-use buildings on the suburban edges of the Queens neighborhood. Developers looking for property have pushed east along Northern Boulevard into Murray Hill, where one builder has filed plans for a 15-story building at 35-08 146th Street.
JDS Development’s 41- and 48-story residential towers planned at 626 First Avenue, on the East River in Murray Hill, are now rising quickly, per Curbed. Construction began nearly a year ago, and completion of the 800-rental-unit development is expected in 2017. SHoP Architects is designing, and façade installation has also begun closer to street level. A 38,000 square-foot park is planned to surround the base of the project.
When we last checked in on The Sutton, at 959 First Avenue, the structure’s foundations had just been poured, and a rendering had recently been plastered to the project’s fencing. Now, six months later, the building…