When we think about development in eastern Queens, the bustling, industrial corridor along Atlantic Avenue is not the first place we’d expect to find new residential construction. But yesterday, one developer took the plunge and filed permits for a five-story apartment building with commercial space at 113-02 Atlantic Avenue, in the heart of Richmond Hill.
A 13-story residential tower is set to rise at 27-51 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City. The 34-unit project would stand on what is possibly the city’s single hottest development block, where six different projects are under construction or in planning. Lions Group is the developer. Building permits list Vincent J Tomasino of Jackson Bounty LLC as the owner. The project’s residential component would measure 31,996 square feet, resulting in units averaging 941 square feet. The ground level would house 1,555 square feet of retail.
Property owner Jer Ming Wang has filed applications for two three-story, two-family buildings at 103-20 – 103-22 96th Street, in Ozone Park, located a stone’s throw away from the Rockaway Boulevard stop on the A train. Each will measure 2,520 square feet, with one apartment located on the ground floor and the second apartment to be hosted on the second floor and an upper penthouse level. The family-sized units should average 1,252 square feet apiece, and both structures will feature a 300-square-foot, single-car parking garage. Flushing-based Thee Shiun Ken is the applicant of record. Demolition permits were filed in November to knock down the 50-foot-wide site’s two-story house.
Property owner Tu Kang Yang has filed applications for two four-story, three-unit residential buildings at 98-35 – 98-41 Corona Avenue, in Corona, located five blocks from the 103rd Street-Corona Plaza stop on the 7 train. From from north to south, they will measure 4,405 and 4,540 square feet respectively. Each will contain one full-floor apartment and two apartments that span across two floors. Across both structures, which will contain upper penthouse levels, residential units should average 1,462 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums. Robert H. Lin’s Flushing-based A&T Engineering is the applicant of record. A two-story brick house must first be demolished.
Development is booming in the borderlands between Long Island City and Astoria, and today, YIMBY has a rendering for a mixed-use apartment building planned beneath the elevated subway tracks on 31st Street, not far from Kaufman Astoria Studios and the Museum of the Moving Image. The seven-story project will rise at 36-31 31st Street, half a block from the 36th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains.