MAP: Here are 14 developments in the works in Long Island City
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The real estate boom in Long Island City shows no signs of slowing down, so we’ve created a map to highlight some of the projects that are currently being constructed (or will be soon). It’s no surprise that the future tallest building in Queens may be coming to Long Island City. Developers behind the City […]

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Glendale lot vacant for six decades gets thumbs-up from community board for mixed-use building
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It’s been vacant for six decades, but a Glendale lot may soon see a shovel in the ground. Community Board 5 (CB 5) voted to approve variance requests to build a mixed-use building on the empty lot on the corner of Myrtle Avenue and 74th Street in Glendale. The owner of the lot, located at […]

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Long Island City community creates petition to oppose Paragon Paint Factory development
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Long Island City residents have continuously expressed their dissatisfaction with development plans for the former Paragon Paint Factory and some have started a petition to make their opposition known. The petition was started by a “group of concerned neighbors,” according to Long Island City resident Kenny Greenberg, who are concerned about the effects of overdevelopment. […]

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One-family Flushing house will likely get converted to seven-story apartment building
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The site of a single-family house in Flushing may soon be transformed into a seven-story mixed-use building within legal bounds, according to documents filed with the New York City Department of Buildings. The house located on 139-20 34th Ave. would be razed to make way for a building accommodating 30 apartments, 20 parking spaces, 15 bicycles and […]

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Community Board gives thumbs-down to ‘One Flushing’ affordable housing project
Photo: A rendering of the One Flushing Project (Monadnock Development)

While part of a citywide push for more affordable housing, a mixed-use residential development project in downtown Flushing, Queens, got the thumbs-down from Community Board 7 at its Monday meeting. The vote echoed concerns from local residents about construction in the already crowded area, adding that while the area needs affordable housing, the project belonged […]

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