Construction is now 18 stories above street level on the 54-story, 790-unit residential project under development at 43-22 Queens Street, in the Court Square/Queens Plaza section of Long Island City. Progress on the structure can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The tower will rise 598 feet to the top of its bulkhead and encompass 712,747 square feet. The project will incorporate much of the former six-story Eagle Electric Manufacturing building, which will serve as the tower’s base. Apartments will be located on the second through 54th floors, with amenities mostly on the ground through fourth floors. Rose Development is behind the project and SLCE Architects is the architect. Completion is expected late next year.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential project at 62 Martense Street, in northern Flatbush. The building will measure 9,525 square feet, which means its residential units should average 953 square feet apiece. Based on the size of the average unit, the apartments could be either rentals or condominiums. Yevgeniy Mekhtiyev’s Brooklyn-based IMC Architecture is the architect of record. The 4,019-square-foot property is vacant. The site is located a few minutes from the Church Avenue stops on the B and Q trains or the 2 and 5 trains.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a six-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 179 West End Avenue, located on the western end of Manhattan Beach in southern Brooklyn. The new building will measure 11,140 square feet. It will contain 1,185 square feet of medical space and 1,187 square feet of office space on the ground floor, followed by eight residential units across the second through sixth floors, plus a penthouse level. The apartments should average 990 square feet apiece. Zarina Kindo’s Brooklyn-based ARCON Studio is the architect of record. The 2,643-square-foot plot is occupied by a single-story structure. Demolition permits have not been filed.
Brooklyn-based Jankos Group has filed applications for two four-story, eight-unit residential building at 225-227 Winthrop Street, in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. The buildings will measure 7,257 square feet and 7,978 square feet, respectively. Across both, its residential units should average 735 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Arnold S. Montag’s Great Neck, N.Y.-based AM/PM Design & Consulting is the architect of record. The 49-foot-wide, 5,173-square-foot property is occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house and will be subdivided into two separate lots. Demolition permits were filed for the existing structure in August.
The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (JCRA) has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for the city-owned development site consisting of 41 Aetna Street and the southern portion of 52 Aetna Street, located in downtown Jersey City’s Liberty Harbor section. The city is seeking a developer that would build a mixed-use project. The site could accommodate residential units, commercial spaces such as offices, retail, and hotels, and community spaces such as academic and medical facilities. Significant infrastructure work must also be done by the developer, Jersey Digs reported. The two-acre plot contains a number of small industrial structures and must first be remediated. Proposals are due December 16.