Over the past few years, Long Island City has developed a proud skyline, and the Steven Holl-designed Hunters Point Library will become its latest iconic public building. The space will serve as a much-needed civic hub in this still-developing waterfront residential district. Recently, we had an opportunity to tour the site, which will soon become one of the city’s most striking public spaces.
An anonymous Elmhurst-based LLC has filed applications for a three-story, seven-unit residential building at 59-24 41st Avenue, in Woodside. The project will measure 7,200 square feet and its residential units should average 917 square feet apiece. That means either rentals or condominiums could be in the works. There will be five off-street parking spaces behind the building, plus laundry facilities in the cellar. Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 4,756-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
In September, YIMBY revealed renderings of Flushing Point Plaza, a three-building, 19-story development headed to 131-02 40th Road in western Flushing. Yesterday, plans were filed for a 19-story hotel, the third and final piece of the project.
A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 61-15 184th Street, in Fresh Meadows. The project will measure 8,000 square feet. Part of the ground and cellar levels will feature 1,202 square feet of retail space. In addition, a 1,502-square-foot children’s daycare center will also be located on the ground floor. Two full-floor residential units, averaging 1,000 square feet apiece, will occupy the two top floors. Flushing-based A&T Engineering is the applicant of record. The 4,000-square-foot site is occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits were filed earlier this month.
An anonymous Flushing-based incorporation has filed applications for four three-story buildings at 109-03 34th Avenue and 33-39 through 33-43 109th Street, in North Corona. Two of the buildings will each contain three residential units, while the other two will contain medical offices on their ground floors, followed by two apartments each. Across all four buildings, the residential units should average 777 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. There will be a total 1,015 square feet of medical space. Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 6,439-square-foot corner lot is currently occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in October.