Architecture



42-50 24th Street, rendering by Dynamic Star LLC

Another Contender for Queens’ Tallest Skyscraper Revealed at 42-50 24th Street, Long Island City

Renderings are out for a 74-story tower at 42-50 24th Street, in downtown Long Island City, Queens. If built, the structure would be a major addition to the borough’s vertical profile, with a speculative minimum height of 750 feet, based on double-height retail at the base. If it ends up being any higher, the structure would become the tallest structure in Queens. Its current competitor is 23-15 44th Drive, a condominium tower expected to rise 752 feet, and is located three blocks to the south. The tallest proposed building for the borough was formerly 29-37 41st Avenue, though developer Durst downsized the project to just 710 feet.

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98-04 Queens Boulevard , via Google Maps

Permits Pre-Filed for 98-04 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, Queens

Permits have been pre-filed for a 23-story mixed-use building at 98-04 Queens Boulevard in Rego Park, Queens. The site is two blocks away from the 63rd Drive subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Avi Matatov of RB Realty Capital LLC is responsible for the development. Matatov purchased the site from the previous developers, Bahar Corporation, for $12 million in mid-January 2018. Previous plans had involved building a seven-story mixed-use building.

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