Far Rockaway

114-06 Rockaway Boulevard in January 2013, image via Google Maps

Permits Filed: 114-06 & 114-30 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park

On Rockaway Beach Boulevard near the Rockaway Park A train stop, a block and a half of storefronts burned down and were battered by storm surges during Hurricane Sandy three years ago. But now the strip between Beach 115th and 113th Streets is about to see some new life. Applications were filed today for two three-story, mixed-use buildings at 114-06 and 114-30 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, about a mile and a half west of the Cross Bay Bridge that links the peninsula with Howard Beach in Queens.

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11-30 mcbride street far rockaway

Permits Filed: Four-Story Building at 11-30 McBride Street, Far Rockaway

As federal recovery money has slowly flowed into the Rockaways, YIMBY has noticed plenty of new building permits for one- and two-family homes, but very few for multi-family developments. However, it seems like the tide may be starting to turn for the flood-damaged peninsula in eastern Queens: plans have just been filed for a four-story apartment building at 11-30 McBride Street in Far Rockaway.

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133 Beach 5th Street

Revealed: 133 Beach 5th Street

The first permits are up for a residential development on Far Rockaway, at 133 Beach 5th Street. DJ Associates is the project’s architect, and Beachfront Estates LLC is the developer. DOB filings indicate 133 Beach…

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