Board approves variances for 12-story hotel, 14-story office building in Flushing


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Photo rendering courtesy of Richard Lobel

Community Board 7 gave developer CA Plaza its advisory approval to build 12-story Hotel Indigo on Prince Street and a 14-story general office building on Main Street.

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Community board OKs rezone for part of Union Turnpike


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Renderings courtesy of Richard Lobel

A split community board narrowly approved a proposal last week to rezone a portion of Union Turnpike. The controversial rezoning plan would allow developer Sam Zirkiev build a four-story residential and retail structure at 158-15 Union Turnpike. It barely cleared Community Board 8 last Wednesday, with a nail-biting 17-14 vote. “It was definitely nerve-wracking,” Zirkiev […]

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