Queens Plaza Park, aka Sven, is the 25th building on our annual countdown of the tallest projects underway in New York. Construction has passed the halfway point on the 755-foot-tall residential skyscraper, which is located at 27-29 Queens Plaza North in Long Island City. Meanwhile, the curved reflective glass curtain wall is rapidly ascending the 67-story reinforced concrete superstructure. Handel Architects is the designer and The Durst Organization is the developer of the project, which is also addressed as 29-37 41st Avenue. Selldorf Architects is the interior designer.
J Frank Associates has released preliminary renderings of a recently approved residential development in Astoria, Queens. The seven-story building will be located on a 25,000-square-foot through-block lot at 26-30 4th Street.
Permits have been filed for a four-story school building at 79-20 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst, Queens. Located between Cornish Avenue and Dongan Avenue, the lot is near the Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. David Levitan of Liberty One Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 83-15 Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. Located between Grand Central Parkway and Coolidge Avenue, the lot is near the Parsons Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Roy Moussaieff under the 83-15 Parsons LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 2-06 Beach 97th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located on the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 97th Street, the lot is one block from the Beach 98th Street-Playland