An 11-story, mixed-use building may rise along a busy six-lane stretch of Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens, across the street from Queens Borough Hall and Criminal Court. A New Jersey-based builder has filed applications for a development with apartments, commercial and community facility space at 124-22 Queens Boulevard, between 82nd Avenue and 82nd Road.
Chang Hwa Tan
Tim Chan, operating under an Elmhurst-based LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 29-unit mixed-use building at 73-02 Woodside Avenue, in northern Elmhurst. Located two blocks from 74th Street/Broadway stop on the E, F, M, R and 7 trains, the 27,285 square-foot building will have a 1,928-square-foot health care facility in the basement level. Residential units above will average 875 square feet each. Flushing-based Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and three buildings must first be demolished.
As Queens’ burgeoning Hispanic and East Asian immigrant communities grow beyond their traditional neighborhood boundaries, Elmhurst has seen a minor construction boom. Developers are scooping up cheap properties in the central Queens neighborhood and building hotels, office space, and of course housing. Yesterday’s filings brought plans for two four-story apartment buildings at 40-47 and 40-49 77th Street, between 41st and Roosevelt Avenues and next to the Elmhurst Hospital.
Pik Wan Cheng, doing business as Flushing-based Realty 188 LLC, has filed applications for twin two-story residential buildings spanning the lots of 206-07 – 207-09 48th Avenue, in southern Bayside. The development will total four residential units — two in each building — and units will each average 1,137 square feet each. Flushing-based Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and permits were filed in July to demolish an existing 2.5-story structure.
Applications have been filed for three three-story residential buildings spanning the lots 77-06 – 77-10 45th Avenue, in northern Elmhurst, five blocks west of the M/R subway station at Elmhurst Avenue. The residential development will contain six units and measure 4,975 square feet in total for an average units of 830 square feet. Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and two existing residential structures must first be demolished.