International architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed designs for a new 17,500 square foot library in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located at 1637 Central Avenue, the two-story building will more than double usable area of the existing public library.
This Tuesday marked the groundbreaking ceremony for the horizontal expansion of a three-story health center at 6200 Beach Channel Drive in Arverne, Far Rockaway, Queens. The development is projected to double the capacity of the existing space, providing more medical resources to the growing population. The added space will allow for expanded capacity to bring essential health service to the neighborhood designated as medically underserved according to federal guidelines. Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a 12-story mixed-use development at 1725 Village Lane, in Far Rockaway, Queens. The site will be a re-imagining of the mostly-abandoned Far Rockaway Shopping Center.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building to be built at 2-29 Beach 14th Street, in Far Rockaway, Queens. The project replaces a derelict 2-story house. The site is about a mile away from the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station, the last stop for the A train. The Far Rockaway LIRR station is another five blocks from the subway. Red Group Management will be responsible for the development.
An anonymous LLC has filed permits for three lots in Far Rockaway, Queens. The proposal is for three identical three-story residential buildings on lots at 11-30, 11-32, and 11-34 McBride Street. The site is a half-mile away from the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue station, end of the A train, and a third of a mile away from the Far Rockaway station serviced by the Long Island Railroad. YIMBY last reported on 11-30 McBride Street in 2015, when permits for a sixteen-unit structure were filed.