A consortium of engineers and traffic planners have teamed up on proposals to construct a series of vehicle-free “ribbon” bridges connecting Manhattan to the outer boroughs and New Jersey. The group is led by Samuel Schwartz, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Transportation.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 26-24 30th Street in Astoria, Queens. Located between Astoria Boulevard and Newtown Avenue, the interior lot is one block from the Astoria Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Vincent Romano under the Janet Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Leasing has officially kicked off at The Bridge, a newly renovated commercial property located near the southern boundary of Long Island City. The seven-story building is located at 24-02 49th Avenue and comprises approximately 830,000 square feet.
Construction has topped out on Queens Plaza Park, aka Sven, a 762-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper at 29-37 41st Avenue in Long Island City. Designed by Handel Architects for The Durst Organization, the 67-story tower now stands as the second-tallest building in Queens.
Permits have been filed for a four-story community facility building at 34-34 98th Street in North Corona, Queens. Located between 34th and 35th Avenues, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Junction Boulevard subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Tzuchun Chen under the Queens New York Holding LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.