Permits have been filed by an anonymous LLC for a hotel on two lots, at 38-22 and 38-26 11th street, in Long Island City, Queens. The area is popular for hotel construction, and is located just a third of a mile from the 21st street – Queensbridge station, the first stop on the F train as it arrives from Manhattan. Stations serviced by the E, M, and 7 trains are also nearby, as is the burgeoning Hunters Point, which boasts MoMA PS1, Gantry Plaza State Park, and waterfront views of Midtown Manhattan.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 246 Echo Place, in The Bronx’s Mount Hope neighborhood. The development will rise just a block away from the Tremont Avenue station, serviced by the B and D trains, and four blocks away from the Tremont Station, serviced by Metro-North. SKF Development is responsible for the project.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 32-58 105th Street, in East Elmhurst, Queens. The site is located just around the corner from Northern Boulevard, an active commercial street with shops, restaurants, and the Langston Hughes Queens Library. The lot is two-thirds of a mile from the nearest subway station, 103 Street-Corona Plaza Station, serviced by the 7 train.
Permits have been filed for a four-story school at 2500 Fish Avenue, in The Bronx’s Pelham Gardens, on the outdoor playground for PS 97. The neighborhood mostly consists of single-family homes, with the occasional small apartment complex. The site is a half mile from Pelham Parkway Station, serviced by the 5 train.
When it comes to skyscrapers and the other side of the Hudson River, Jersey City’s waterfront and Journal Square neighborhoods are just about the only areas in the state with frequent proposals for major new developments. But today, YIMBY has the first look at approved designs for a massive site in Edgewater, at 115 River Road, which would most definitely put the small city on the regional map.