NY Lions Group

Excavation Progresses for 49-Story Skyscraper at 26-32 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

At number 23 on our year-end countdown of the tallest projects underway in New York is 26-32 Jackson Avenue, a 49-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Albert Shirian of NY Lions Group, the 526-foot-tall structure will yield 384,043 square feet with 363 residential units and 19,923 square feet of commercial space. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by Dutch Kills Street and an elevated roadway of the Queensboro Bridge to the northeast and Purves Street to the southwest.

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Pilings Underway for 49-Story Skyscraper at 26-32 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

Piling work is underway at 26-32 Jackson Avenue, the site of a 49-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Albert Shirian of NY Lions Group, the 526-foot-tall structure will yield 384,043 square feet with 363 units averaging 1,003 square feet apiece, as well as 19,923 square feet of commercial space and a cellar level. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Dutch Kills Street and an elevated roadway of the Queensboro Bridge to the northeast, and Purves Street to the southwest.

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229 Lexington Avenue

14-Story Rental Building Tops Out at 229 Lexington Avenue, Midtown

On the eastern side of Lexington Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets, in the heart of Midtown, a new residential rental tower has topped-out. YIMBY revealed the design back in 2014 before permits were pulled in early 2015. C3D Architecture is behind the project’s design, which currently looks markedly different from what’s rendered, though that may not be the case for much longer.

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