Neighboring the historic Georgian-style King Manor Museum, and the intimidating Supreme Court of Queens County, a new 9-story mixed-use building might just bring more of the 21st Century to Downtown Jamaica, Queens. An anonymous LLC has filed permits for 148-18 Hillside Avenue, located on a busy thoroughfare with dozens of restaurants and shops. Despite being quite distant from Manhattan, the two locations are well connected. It is just three blocks away from the Parsons Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E and F trains.
Permits have been filed for a new four-story building at 104-14 Liverpool Street, in Jamaica, Queens. The building is being developed by the American Bengali Hindu Foundation, and will be their new house of worship. The project will be a big improvement from their current situation, which is located within an open-air tent.
The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC) has revealed a major joint venture between BRP Companies and Wharton Properties to purchase and develop a site located at 90-02 168th Street, in Jamaica, Queens. An open-air parking lot will be replaced with a new building totaling over 500,000 square feet, which will also include over 300 residential units, as well as 70,000 square feet of retail space. Perkins Eastman is behind the design.
Initial building applications were filed back in the spring for 148-31 90th Avenue, in Jamaica, Queens, and now, slightly revised permits have been pulled with the DOB, this time using the address 148-29 90th Avenue. The total construction area will measure just over 100,000 square feet, and within that, there will be 69,789 square feet of residential space, divided amongst 90 units. There will also be a 45-car parking garage in the cellar, which will also include room for 45 bicycles. Raymond Chan Architects is the architect of record, while George Xu’s 90 Ave Realty LLC is listed as the developer. Demolition permits for the existing structure have already been filed, and construction should soon begin.
Back in September of 2016, YIMBY reported on new building applications for 148-36 89th Avenue, between 148th Street and 150th Street, in Jamaica, Queens. Today, we have the reveal for the project, which is being designed by Melamed Architect.