For the first time, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s family has organized a show of rare and never-before-seen works since the artist’s untimely death in 1988. The family has partnered with internationally acclaimed architect David Adjaye to design the exhibition, which launches April 9 at the Starrett-Lehigh Building, at 601 West 26th Street in West Chelsea.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 120 Beach 116th Street in Rockaway Beach, Queens. Located between Rockaway Beach Boulevard and the Ocean Promenade Belle Harbor, the lot is within walking distance of the Rockaway Park – Beach 116 Street subway station, serviced by the A and S trains. Beach 116th Promenade LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation is set to begin at 27-48 Jackson Avenue, the site of a potential 811-foot-tall skyscraper in the Court Square district of Long Island City, Queens. No architect, developer, or building function has been revealed yet for the project, which YIMBY first covered last March after Federal Aviation Administration obstruction evaluation permits were filed due to its proximity to LaGuardia Airport. Alternatively addressed as 43-01 Queens Street, the rectangular plot is located between Orchard and Queens Streets and formerly served as a 25,000-square-foot open-air parking lot owned by Building Orchard LLC.
BRP Companies and its development partners have closed on a $294 million construction loan to complete a new 477-unit rental building in downtown New Rochelle. Located at 500 Main Street, the collection of homes will range from studios up to two-bedroom accommodations including 119 affordable housing units.
Permits have been filed for a 23-story mixed-use building at 147-35 95th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. The L-shaped site spans from 94th to 95th Avenues and borders 148th Street and Sutphin Boulevard, and the lot is near the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue-JFK Airport subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. Joel Weiss of Heartfelt Townhouse Build is listed as the owner behind the applications.