A stop work order has been placed on 27-49 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens, halting construction around the halfway mark of the 146-foot-tall residential building. Upon inspection, it appears that progress on the 4,000-square-foot plot has been stagnant for quite some time. Designed by Raymond Chan Architect and developed by ARCFE, the structure began construction in the summer of 2018 and steadily continued to ascend until last fall. The 14-story building will eventually contain 9,873 of residential space split among 37 homes, as well as 1,739 square feet of commercial space. iX Construction is the general contractor.
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Permits have been filed for a four-story commercial building at 25-39 Borden Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Located between 25th Street and 27th Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Hunters Point Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Stylianos Aniftos of Esco Borden Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction nears completion at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens, a two-tower residential development on the plot of the famous 5Pointz graffiti warehouse. The 1.21-million-square-foot complex is designed by HTO Architects and developed by G&M Realty. Mojo Stumer Associates is designing the buildings’ interiors, which will feature artistic homages to the site’s past.
When it comes to new development in New York City, one of the most prolific and notable of the current firms in existence is The Durst Organization, which previously led the construction of One World Trade Center in a public-private partnership with The Port Authority. YIMBY recently interviewed its eponymous head, Douglas Durst, who gave updates on the firm’s major new Long Island City project, dubbed Sven, as well as a range of other topics.
The Galerie at 22-18 Jackson Avenue, an 11-story condominium building in Long Island City, is now open for occupancy. Developed by Adam America and designed by ODA New York with interior architects Paris Forino Design, the structure blends an industrial aesthetic with an extensive offering of amenities. Residents have access to a private art gallery, outdoor areas including a courtyard and rooftop lounge, a party room equipped for private dining, a pool, and a fitness center, and more.