A 66-story skyscraper will be the newest addition to the Long Island City skyline
Photo via Google Maps

Long Island City‘s skyline is growing. The upcoming City View Tower will be considered “supertall” when it hits 984 feet and now, a new 66-story mixed-use building will be constructed just three blocks away at 43-30 24th St. The 855,411-square-foot tower would take up most of the block spanning 44th Road and 23rd Street, according to plans […]

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Watch this stunning video of Long Island City from a drone’s perspective
Still courtesy of Viewing NYC

Have you ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from a drone’s point of view? Above New York, a series of videos produced by Viewing NYC, explored the waterfront neighborhood by drone. The video takes viewers on a tour through Silvercup Studios, the Citi Building and the surrounding developments popping up in Court Square, the […]

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Boutique mixed-use condo building is coming to Long Island City
Rendering by Angelo Ng and Anthony Ng Architects Studio

A small, eight-story condo building with space for retail in Long Island City is under construction. Located at 42-44 Crescent St. , the building will have just 12 units spanning 10,435 square feet, according to plans filed with the Department of Buildings. The ground floor retail space will measure 2,060 square feet. The small lot ― a total of […]

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20-story hotel near Silvercup Studios to be erected in LIC
Rendering courtesy of ARC Architecture and Design

A 20-story hotel will be constructed in the Blissville section of Long Island City near a film studio, according to plans filed with the Department of Buildings (DOB). Express Hotel, located at 52-09 31st Pl., will hold 200 rooms in a 101,410-square-foot space. Hotel rooms will be located on floors three through 19, and seven to 14 […]

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Congresswoman talks local infrastructure at LIC Partnership trade show
Photo via Twitter/@RepMaloney

BY BROOKE SMITH Hundreds of exhibitors, businesses, government and community leaders were in attendance at the Long Island City Partnership’s annual Trade Show and Luncheon. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney took the stage as the keynote speaker to discuss new developments taking place in Queens in both infrastructure and transportation, such as modernizing the aging transit system to […]

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