Architecture


144-16 38th Avenue

Renderings Revealed, Permits Filed for 144-16 38th Avenue, Flushing, Queens

Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 144 38th Avenue, in Flushing, Queens. The development will replace a rather unattractive four-story residential structure. The site is five blocks away from the 7 train’s last stop, Main Street Station. Tan Architects will be responsible for the design. The architecture firm has also recently filed permits for a hotel just a block away from the Main Street station.

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31-40 Whitestone Expressway

Permits Filed for 31-40 Whitestone Expressway, College Point, Queens

Permits have been filed for a new six-story commercial building at 31-40 Whitestone Expressway in Flushing, Queens. The new development comes after Storage Deluxe purchased the site from Cube Smart for $27 million. Their plan is to refurbish the existing building, and erect a second storage building to create a total 179,000 square at the site. Storage Deluxe had sold 21 of its facilities to Cube Smart in 2011 for a total $560 million. The company is responsible for development.

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111 Murray Close Up

Kohn Pedersen Fox’s 111 Murray Street Gets Its Glassy Crown, Tribeca

YIMBY has been reporting on 111 Murray Street for several years at this point, and after breaking ground in July of 2015, it was at its fifteenth floor at this time last year. By August, it had topped-out, and glass had climbed over halfway up the exterior. Now, almost three months later, the crown is falling into place, and the 58-story and 800-foot-tall tower appears to be on track for an expected 2018 completion, as seen in the latest photographs from Tectonic. 

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