Permits have been filed for a four-story monastery at 54-17 90th Street in Elmhurst, Queens. Located at the intersection of 90th Street and 55th Avenue, the corner lot is closest to the Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. The Roman Catholic Congregation of St. John The Baptist of China is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The proposed 40-foot-tall development will yield 10,000 square feet, with 9,973 square feet designated for community facility space. Construction of the building will include a fence around the property. The steel-based structure will also have a cellar and a 24-foot-long side yard, but no accessory parking.
Sir James Robinson Architect is listed as the architect of record.
Demolition permits have not been filed yet. An estimated completion date has not been announced.