A 50-story skyscraper could potentially rise from an assemblage of three undeveloped lots in the heart of Long Island City, Queens. The combined 25,177-square-foot parcel is known as QPX and consists of 30-25 Queens Boulevard, 29-00 Northern Boulevard, and 29-14 Queens Plaza East. The property is located adjacent to Sunnyside Yards and is sandwiched between two new high-rise developments.
Permits have been filed for three mixed-use buildings at 20-12 and 21-02 Mott Avenue, and 17-21 Redfern Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens. The three structures are part of Phase 3 of the Rockaway Village complex, a five-phase development bringing eight buildings with retail, community facilities, and 1,700 new affordable housing units to an under-utilized area near the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. Non-profit developer Phipps Houses under the Mott Center, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. Marvel Architects is listed as the architect of record.
Permits have been filed for a 24-story mixed-use building at 10 West 55th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Located between 5th and 6th Avenues, the through lot is close to the 5th Avenue-53 Street subway station, serviced by the E and M trains, and 57th Street station, serviced by the F train. Leonard Wilf of Garden Homes under the 18 West 55th Street, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. The family behind Garden Homes and Skyline Developers purchased the abutting 9 West 54th Street and 10 West 55th Street lots, a combined 22,500 square feet, for $75 million last year.
Construction is now several floors above street level at 50 Trinity Place, a forthcoming Aloft Hotel in the Financial District. The project is designed by Peter Poon Architects and is being developed by FIT Investment Corporation, which purchased the property for $15 million eight years ago. Located at the intersection of Trinity Place and Rector Street, the site is located just to the north of 77 Greenwich Street.
Exterior work is getting close to completion at 125 Greenwich Street, the tallest residential skyscraper currently under construction in the Financial District. The 912-foot-tall, 88-story structure is designed by Rafael Vinoly and developed by Bizzi & Partners and Vector Group. Douglas Elliman is leading the sales and marketing for the building’s 273 residential units, which feature interiors designed by March & White. Plaza Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Greenwich Street and Thames Street.