Yesterday, plans to install a temporary winter village on top of the recently built Pier 17 in FiDi went before the LPC, and were approved. The addition will bring an ice rink, warming hut, deck, and market space during the cold season. Howard Hughes is responsible for the $785 million development of the new shopping center and public space.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 37-00 24th Street in Astoria, Queens. The site is eight blocks away from 36th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Lin Jieng Zhang is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential and museum building at 47-11 90th Street, an unusually positioned lot between a row of extant structures and an elevated subway track in Elmhurst, Queens. The Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station is five blocks away, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Song Liu is listed as behind the applications.
New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and the Department of Social Services has officially selected development partners to transform the historic Greenpoint Hospital site into an affordable housing block. In total, the Greenpoint Hospital campus measures 3.4 acres with a total of eight, mostly vacant structures.
Permits have been filed for a six-story building for the Chinese Christian Herald Crusade, a Queens-based social service organization. The religious immigrant outreach firm will be creating a center at 132-62 Pople Avenue in Flushing, Queens. The firm purchased the location from developers Lux Pople LLC in May 2017 for $1.6 million.