Real estate roundup: 25K applications for Hunter’s Point South, new Court Square Dunkin’ Donuts sign revealed


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy of Related Companies

“Since the affordable housing lottery for Hunter’s Point South, a two-tower development in Long Island City, launched on October 15, approximately 25,000 people have applied, according to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.”

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Real estate roundup: Alternate Silvercup expansion renderings, city approves shaming landlords, Court Square permits filed


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy of LEESER Architecture

The expansion of Long Island City’s Silvercup Studios to include Silvercup West, a mixed-use extension of the famed production studio, hasn’t been a dormant project after all; in fact, LEESER Architecture has been busy creating a plan as an alternate to the originally-proposed Richard Rogers design. [Curbed]

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New eco-friendly The Pearson Court Square in LIC starts to lease


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Images Courtesy of Pete Thompson

Long Island City real estate is heating up this summer with another rental building hitting the market.

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Court Square complex worth the long wait


| smosco@queenscourier.com

After years of confusing transfers and subpar facilities, a subway complex in Long Island City received a long overdue facelift. Community leaders joined MTA officials in marking the expansion of the new Court Square Subway Station Complex. The project links the G line station at Long Island City-Court Square with Court Square Station on the […]

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Court Square complex worth the long wait


| smosco@queenscourier.com

After years of confusing transfers and subpar facilities, a subway complex in Long Island City received a long overdue facelift. Community leaders joined MTA officials in marking the expansion of the new Court Square Subway Station Complex. The project links the G line station at Long Island City-Court Square with Court Square Station on the […]

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Court Square complex worth the long wait


| smosco@queenscourier.com

After years of confusing transfers and subpar facilities, a subway complex in Long Island City received a long overdue facelift. Community leaders joined MTA officials in marking the expansion of the new Court Square Subway Station Complex. The project links the G line station at Long Island City-Court Square with Court Square Station on the […]

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Shulman Backs Ending G Line Service At Court Square


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By late summer the MTA expects to complete the 1,500-foot connector linking the 21st St. Queensbridge station to the Queens Blvd. line. The tunnel is intended to allow an increase in Manhattan-Queens subway service.   "The only part of the MTAs 63rd St. tunnel plan that I take issue with is not having V-line service […]

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LIC filmmaker uses neighborhood as backdrop for fashion-themed movie


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Troy Benson

Long Island City residents are used to film and television cameras on the street. Usually they are for network or TV companies who have now discovered LIC.

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Real estate roundup: 1,789-unit, three-tower project planned for LIC, Astoria Cove developers to hire union labor


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Scott Bintner

“Permits have been filed for the mega-development, and it’s gotten a bit bigger: 1,789 apartments will now be included across the complex, which takes up two blocks bounded by Jackson Avenue, Orchard Street, Sunnyside Yards, and Queens Boulevard.”

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Real estate roundup: Landmark LIC clock tower, Breezy Point chooses to rebuild


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Scott Bintner/ PropertyShark 

“Residents who live near the former Bank of Manhattan building in Queens Plaza — known for its clock tower — are pushing to see the structure landmarked.”

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Real estate roundup: Eight-story residential tower planned for downtown Jamaica, Queens eyed for juvenile offenders facilities


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Christopher Bride/ PropertyShark 

“Applications have been filed to begin construction of an eight-story and 31-unit residential building of 22,728 square feet at the vacant lots of 87-65 – 87-69 171st Street, in Downtown Jamaica; the site’s two-story predecessor was demolished in 2003, and M. S. Savani is designing.”

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Real estate roundup: 5Pointz moves to new demolition phase, 22-unit mixed-use building proposed for Astoria


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

File photo

“Demolition has moved into a new phase at 45-46 Davis Street, the former home of 5Pointz. The last time we checked in, construction crews had erected fences on Davis and Crane Street. More recently, they put up the scaffolding on the Jackson Avenue side, shown in the first photo.”

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