Construction nears completion at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens, a two-tower residential development on the plot of the famous 5Pointz graffiti warehouse. The 1.21-million-square-foot complex is designed by HTO Architects and developed by G&M Realty. Mojo Stumer Associates is designing the buildings’ interiors, which will feature artistic homages to the site’s past.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 25-63 36th Street in Astoria, Queens. Located between Astoria Boulevard South and 28th Avenue, the interior lot is four blocks east of the Astoria Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Shahryar Azizzadeh under the 63 Plaza LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is approaching the final floors at 52-41 Center Boulevard, a 475-foot-tall residential tower in the Hunters Point South Towers development in Hunters Point, Queens. Designed by ODA Architecture and developed by TF Cornerstone with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, the 46-story, 394-unit structure stands to the south of its rising sibling, 52-03 Center Boulevard, which will eventually stand 56 stories and 587 feet tall.
When it comes to new development in New York City, one of the most prolific and notable of the current firms in existence is The Durst Organization, which previously led the construction of One World Trade Center in a public-private partnership with The Port Authority. YIMBY recently interviewed its eponymous head, Douglas Durst, who gave updates on the firm’s major new Long Island City project, dubbed Sven, as well as a range of other topics.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 170-13 89th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Located between 170th Street and 171st Street, the lot is a short walk to the 169th Street subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Karmul Khan under the Dawn of Jamaica LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.