Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 116-17 Grosvenor Lane in Kew Gardens, Queens. The neighborhood is a small affluent area known for historic wood-frame Colonial/Tudor houses and pre-war co-ops. It was one of seven garden communities in Queens. The site is five blocks away from the Kew Gardens train station, serviced by the LIRR. Nine blocks away is the 121st Street subway station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Steven Li of Grosvenor Realty Group LLC is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 106-23 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens, a neighborhood that’s experiencing some major new development. The site is six blocks away from the Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer subway station, end of the line for E, J, and Z trains. Manuel Mayancela of J & D Carrying and Construction Corp is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 214 15th Avenue in the affluent Bay Terrace subsection of Bayside, Queens. A large parking lot-centric commercial center is just five blocks away, but the nearest public transit, the Queens Village train station serviced by the LIRR, is 7 miles away, or a 1-hour commute by bus. Dun Xing Zhang is listed as responsible for the development.
For the second time in 2018, YIMBY has a new look for Five World Trade Center. The latest rendering was found by a reader on the project’s fencing in the Financial District. The image shows a glassy building with a triangular motif reminiscent of the David Childs-designed 1 WTC. The depiction is roughly 70 stories in height, which could indicate yet another supertall is planned for the area.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 90-16 53rd Avenue in Elmhurst, Queens. The site is four blocks away from the Grand Avenue Newtown subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. An anonymous LLC is listed as responsible for the development.