Vacant for six decades, Glendale lot could soon see the construction of a mixed-use building
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Left vacant for more than six decades, a barren lot on Myrtle Avenue in Glendale could soon see life. The owner of the lot located at 73-45 Myrtle Ave., also known as 78-70 74th St., is seeking a variance from the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) to permit the development of a two-story plus […]


Board approves variances for 12-story hotel, 14-story office building in Flushing
Photo rendering courtesy of Richard Lobel

A luxury hotel, under parent company InterContinental Hotels Group, may be coming to downtown Flushing. Community Board 7 gave developer CA Plaza its advisory approval Monday to build a 12-story Hotel Indigo on Prince Street and a 14-story general office building on Main Street. The board granted two variances to change the use of the […]


Community board OKs rezone for part of Union Turnpike
Renderings courtesy of Richard Lobel

A split community board narrowly approved a proposal last week to rezone a portion of Union Turnpike. The controversial rezoning plan would allow developer Sam Zirkiev build a four-story residential and retail structure at 158-15 Union Turnpike. It barely cleared Community Board 8 last Wednesday, with a nail-biting 17-14 vote. “It was definitely nerve-wracking,” Zirkiev […]


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