The Streamline Moderne-inspired tower rising at 24-16 Queens Plaza South is not the tallest building in the burgeoning blocks of Long Island City, but it may be one of the most interesting at the moment. While most others resemble the traditional contemporary glass box, the rolling terraces along the western edge of this warehouse expansion give it a unique identity. Woods Bagot Architects are responsible for the design.The 23-story building will yield over 100,000 square feet, creating a total of 117 residencies. Future tenants will have access to a range of amenities, including an open-air rooftop deck, a pool, an exercise center, and co-working spaces. More amenities will be announced upon completion.
International architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed designs for a new 17,500 square foot library in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located at 1637 Central Avenue, the two-story building will more than double usable area of the existing public library.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 36-11 31st Street in Astoria, Queens. The site is right beside the 36th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Jewel Saeed is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 378 East 165th Street in Fleetwood-Concourse Village, The Bronx. The site is three blocks from the Melrose train station, serviced by Metro North. Alex Gilkarov is listed as behind the applications.
They are the largest addition to the Long Island City residential market, and they’re nearing completion. The two towers located at 22-44 Jackson Avenue have long since topped out, and are now barreling toward opening day when they can finally add 1,115 residencies to the neighborhood. The project is housed on the former site of 5Pointz, a cultural significant structure that exhibited some incredible street art. G&M Realty is responsible for the development.