Marvel Architects


71-17 Roosevelt Avenue

Reveal for 71-17 Roosevelt Avenue, Jackson Heights, Queens

The blocks of Jackson Heights offer some the densest real estate in Queens outside of its most urban cores like Long Island City and Jamaica, and today, we have the reveal for another new project coming to the neighborhood. YIMBY last reported on 71-17 Roosevelt Avenue back in December of 2014, when initial new building applications were filed, but now we have an update on the design and the development team, comprised of Scott Aaron’s Socius Development, and Werber Real Estate.

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An overhead rendering of the plans to redevelop the Bedford Union Armory, courtesy BFC Partners

Potential HUD Cuts Under Trump Threaten Bedford Union Armory Affordable Housing

Just over a year ago, city officials and Knicks player Carmelo Anthony stood in the cavernous Bedford Union Armory in Crown Heights and announced plans to redevelop the historic structure into affordable housing, a recreation center, and condos. Last night, City Councilmember Laurie Cumbo revealed that the city wasn’t sure how much federal housing funding it would receive under the Trump administration, and that uncertainty was threatening negotiations over the city budget and affordable housing at the armory.

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47 Hall Street

Developers File to Convert Eight-Story Industrial Building at 47 Hall Street Into Office Space, Clinton Hill

RXR Realty and Westbrook Partners have filed applications to convert the eight-story, 665,901-square-foot industrial complex at 47 Hall Street, located on the corner of Park Avenue in northern Clinton Hill, into office space. Sections of the basement and first floors will contain retail space, a restaurant, office amenities, and a 31-car parking garage. Office space will fill other parts of the first floor, as well as the entirety of the second through eighth floors. A ninth-floor penthouse expansion is also indicated. In total, the complex will contain 528,301 square feet of commercial space, The Real Deal reported. Marvel Architects is serving as the architect of record.



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