28-story development in LIC gets a no from Community Board 2
Photos courtesy of SHoP Architects

A proposal to redevelop the former Paragon Paint Factory in Long Island City got a thumbs down from Community Board 2 during its monthly meeting in Sunnyside on Thursday. The project, a joint venture with Simon Baron Development and CRE Development, includes erecting a 28-story tower attached to the old paint factory, which is located at 5-49 46th Ave., […]

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LIC residents praise park, but question rest of Paragon Paint site plan
Photo courtesy Scott Bintner/PropertyShark

The developers of the Paragon Paint Factory, who plan to turn the site into three residential towers, presented their vision during a public hearing Wednesday night at The School of Academy for Careers in Film and Television. The plans include erecting a 28-story tower attached to the factory, which is located at 5-49 46th Ave., and two residential towers spanning 8 feet […]

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Community Board 5 approves zoning variance for Ridgewood property
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The owner of a Ridgewood lot seeking a zoning variance from the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) received good news as Community Board 5 (CB 5) unanimously voted to approve the variance during their Dec. 9 meeting. The site, located at 1677 George St., is in an M1-4D manufacturing zone, with an R5B residential […]

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Developer seeks zoning variance for Ridgewood artist studios
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The owner of a Ridgewood lot is seeking Community Board 5’s (CB 5) support of a variance from the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) to build a new two-story building at the location. The site located at 1677 George St. sits in an M1-4D manufacturing zone, with an R5B residential district directly across the street. The zoning […]

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Buildings Department issues partial vacate order at Glendale yeshiva dorms
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BY ROBERT POZARYCKI AND ANTHONY GIUDICE UPDATED Monday, Nov. 9, 4:05 p.m. The Department of Buildings (DOB) issued a partial vacate order Monday at the Yeshiva Godolah Seminary in Glendale after determining the dormitories on campus were illegal. According to the DOB’s website, the order came after the agency issued the seminary located at 74-10 88th […]

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