Check out this one bedroom at 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, in Astoria. We really like the looks of it — the size, wood floors, and the evident kitchen upgrades. However, the monthly rent of $2,200 seems quite steep to us. Do you agree?
I was slowly and steadily making my way down 29th Street in Long Island City recently from 38th Avenue to Queens Plaza. As with a previous post on 37th Street, I was fascinated by Astoria’s varied and eclectic housing stock. Nowhere else in the borough, and certainly not west of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, have buildings […]
Flushing residents and local leaders are hoping to rezone an area of the neighborhood to protect the low-density row houses constructed in the 1930s. Their efforts, according to Queens Courier, are inspired by a developer purchasing a single-family home on 56th Road with plans to expand it into a multi-family residence. The developer is working […]
Man, Astoria Cove is moving swiftly through its public review process! Next Wednesday, developers Alma Realty will present to the City Planning Commission (here’s a PDF of the upcoming agenda). That’s the second to last step of the ULRUP process; City Council is the final hurdle. The CPC will hold a public hearing on the […]
A Bridge Too Far (in Future) for 149th Street [WSJ] Judge to Rule on Willets Point Megamall Lawsuit [PIX 11] Queens Housing Complex Playground in Need of Overhaul, Tenants Say [NY1] New Shopping Center Coming to Ozone Park [Queens Courier] Rego Park Apartment Tower Rising Quickly [Queens Chronicle] 1,000 Turn out for Sandy Meeting in […]
On August 1st in 1994, the arts non profit Flux Factory came to be. They moved to Long Island City in 2002, first at a space on 43rd Street and then to their present location on 29th Street. Now this Friday, August 1st, the organization will celebrate its 20th anniversary. They are holding a big […]