Property owner Vincent Cangialosi has filed applications for two three-story, multi-family residential buildings at 59-35 Menahan Street, in Ridgewood, eight blocks north of the M train’s Forest Avenue stop. A smaller six-unit building had been filed in January, but those plans now appear outdated. The latest filings call for six residential units — three in each building — spread across a total of 13,630 square feet, for very spacious units averaging 2,270 square feet. Salvatore Prainito’s Astoria-based Prainito Design Group is the applicant of record, and the site’s two-story home was filed for demolition earlier this month.
Long Island-based Vander Veer Management has filed applications for a small single-story, 20-foot tall commercial-retail building at 90-04 Metropolitan Avenue, on the corner of Woodhaven Boulevard, where Forest Hills, Rego Park, Middle Village and Glendale meet. The building will measure 4,468 square feet, and there will be two retail spaces, per the Schedule A. SBLM Architects is designing, and demolition permits were filed earlier this year to remove the old gas station.
Late last year, a four-story, five-unit residential building topped out at 11-15 47th Road, in Long Island City, and now the building is fully clad, with interior work likely underway. The Court Square Blog reports the building will measure 4,998 square feet, and duplex units will average 1,000 square feet apiece. Amir Zicherman’s Long Island City-based Truffle Building is developing, and Bedford-Stuyvesant-based Charles Diehl is the architect of record.
The eastern borderlands between Flushing and Murray Hill, along Northern Boulevard in Queens, have become the new frontier for builders looking to make their mark in the fast-growing Asian neighborhood. Developer Oz Levi managed to find a large development site at 144-74 Northern Boulevard, at the corner of 146th Street in Murray Hill.
In October 2014, YIMBY reported on filings for a seven-story residential project at 65-38 Austin Street, in Rego Park, and now the building is currently under construction, according to DNAinfo. The building will have 65 condos across 55,630 square feet of space, for average units of 855 square feet; there will be 30 one-bedroom, 30 two-bedroom and five three-bedroom units. Bayside-based Yin Hu is the developer, and Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio is the applicant of record. Completion is expected sometime 2016.