Small rental and condo projects are slowly reshaping the prewar streets of Astoria. Today we have a look at a rental development under construction at 37-14 31st Avenue, between 37th and 38th streets.
A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit mixed-use building at 91 Port Richmond Avenue, located on the corner of Ann Street in Elm Park, a neighborhood on Staten Island’s North Shore. The project will measure 6,291 square feet, featuring 1,580 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by six residential units across the second through fourth floors. The apartments should average 785 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Century Consulting Corporation is the applicant of record. The 1,900-square-foot lot is occupied by a single-story commercial building. Demolition permits have not been filed.
An anonymous College Point-based company has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 25-62 97th Street, located on the corner of Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst. The project will measure 11,876 square feet. There will be medical office space in the cellar and 4,286 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The residential units will be located across the second through fourth floors and should average 759 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Roslyn, N.Y.-based CNA Builders & Consultant Corp. is the applicant of record. The 6,308-square-foot lot was occupied by a single-story house until June of 2016, when the structure was demolished.
An anonymous College Point-based LLC has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 18-15 College Point Boulevard, in College Point. The project will measure 5,000 square feet. There will be 1,055 square feet of retail and 950 square feet of medical office space on the ground floor. The two floors above will contain two full-floor residential units. The apartments should average a family-sized 1,473 square feet apiece. Benjamin B. Lam’s Queens-based Lam & Lam Engineering is the applicant of record. The 2,500-square-foot plot was occupied by a three-story building until August of last year, when a fire forced the structure to be demolished.
Construction is underway on the 33rd floor of the 41-story, 223-unit mixed-use building under development at 38-46 West 33rd Street, in Midtown South. Progress on the structure, which includes façade installation, can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the tower, upon completion, will encompass 220,724 square feet and rise 404 feet to its upper roof, not including bulkhead elements.