The photos in this listing for 19 Puritan Avenue (aka 19 75 Road) in Forest Hills are woeful but the house itself is pretty nice–and could be very nice with the right touch. That’s another way of saying it’s got good bones but there have been some questionable remodeling decisions over the years. Nothing that would cost too much to remedy though. Plus, it’s just a hop, skip and a car-dodge away to Forest Park. The Center Hall Colonial, which appears to have been in the same family for the past 40 years, is asking $1,988,000.
19 Puritan Avenue [M. Brady & Associates] GMAP P*Shark
There’s a little parcel of a neighborhood east of Astoria and north of Jackson Heights, east of the bail bonds offices of Hazen Street, north of the whizzing Grand Central Parkway and west of LaGuardia Airport’s expanse, containing a couple of surprising artifacts. Stop for lunch at the chrome-plated Airline Diner, built in 1952, at […]
The Daily News toured a warehouse in Long Island City that the Local 1 Union is turning green. Local 1, which represents 5,900 plumbers in all five boroughs, purchased the former Columbia Looseleaf Factory for $10,000,000. They are spending another $10,000,000 on renovations with the hope of achieving a LEED silver certification. Renovations include three […]
Behold the massive, 22-story tower going up at 44-41 Purves Street, also known by the addresses of 44-35 Purves Street and 44-51 Purves Street. We got a taste of the exterior earlier this year (and the facade is going up as we speak) but Curbed nabbed sweet interior renderings. The architecture and interior design firm […]
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