Amazon has officially revealed its plan to develop a second headquarters along the East River banks of Long Island City, Queens. The “HQ2” corporate complex will span multiple lots and structures on Vernon Boulevard, from 44th Road, all the way to 46th Avenue.
Proposals submitted to NYC’s Department of City Planning reveal a sizable mixed-use development coming to 47-15 34th Avenue in Astoria, Queens.
Demolition permits have been filed for 1622-1632 York Avenue in Yorkville, Manhattan. The plans include the demolition of six adjacent four-story buildings to make way for a fourteen-story assisted living facility at the corner of East 86th Street. The Engel Burman Group is responsible for the applications.
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.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story community facility building at 883 Bryant Avenue in Hunts Point, The Bronx. The site is five blocks away from the Hunts Point Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Ari Thaler will be responsible for the development.