New York state Senator Michael Gianaris has revealed plans to construct a new planetarium at 21-12 30th Road in Astoria, Queens. Construction of the planetarium is a major facet of plans to renovate the site’s existing building which currently houses the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, a non-profit organization that offers youth development, physical fitness, and seasonal programming for local children and teens.
Permits have been filed for a 17-story mixed-use building at 133-09 37th Avenue in Flushing, Queens. Located between College Point Boulevard and Prince Street, the lot is near the Main Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Benjamin Clyburn under the 223 Borden Avenue LIC, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 5222 14th Avenue in Borough Park, Brooklyn. Located between 52nd and 53rd Streets, the lot is near the 55th Street subway station, serviced by the D train. Joseph Inzlicht is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is finishing up on 378 West End Avenue, an 18-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by Alchemy Properties, the project involved the restoration of a 1915 Palazzo-style building and construction of a new tower directly to the east. The development will yield 58 units in one- to six-bedroom layouts and a collection of penthouses, with sales and marketing led by Alchemy Properties and Compass. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located along West 78th Street between West End Avenue and Broadway.
Excavation is progressing at 200 East 20th Street, the site of a 19-story residential building in the Gramercy Park section of Manhattan. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Glacier Global Partners, the 210-foot-tall structure will yield 82,800 square feet with 52 condominium units spread across 65,500 square feet and 2,730 square feet of retail space. CM & Associates Construction Management is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of East 20th Street and Third Avenue.