Downtown Jamaica is finally recovering, and small projects like this six-story mixed-use building planned at 172-18 Jamaica Avenue signal the return of new development.
Two houses in Eastern Queens, at 61-42 172nd Street in Utopia and 150-21 28th Avenue in Linden Hill, will be replaced by two-story apartment buildings.
The property owner, Alexei Petrikov, of the vacant lot at 4220 Beach 42nd Street, in Sea Gate, has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building measuring 3,720 square feet. Sergey Mozer, of SM Architect PLLC, is designing the project.
According to The Real Deal, St. Michael’s Church is seeking a new developer for the vacant site at 816 Amsterdam Avenue, on the Upper West Side. A feud between the church and previous developers ended with the ruling that the old developers were not entitled to the property. Now Avison Young is expected to market the property as a development site; previous plans included a 14-story project.
Property owner, Rui Wen Gao has filed applications for two three-story buildings at 55-46 – 55-48 84th Street in southern Elmhurst, together comprising of six residential units across a net 5,920 square feet. John C. Chen is designing the project, and an existing two-story abode must first be removed.