Construction at 45-07 Court Square reaches halfway point

In August, we reported that construction work was just rising over the fence at 45-07 Court Square a/k/a 5 Court Square, the former home of ENC Market, Domino’s Pizza and Montessori Kids of LIC.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that construction has reached the halfway point, rising six of 11 floors, as seen in the photo below.

The new build will have 73 units with 57,914 square feet of residential space and 4,994 square feet of commercial space for a FAR of 7.97.2

45-07 Court Square

A view of 45-07 Court Square

45-07 Court Square

Rendering for 45-07 Court Square


The New York International Fringe Festival coming to Secret Theatre Oct. 20-31

FRINGENYC at Secret Theatre
Performing: October 21st – 31st, 2018
The New York International Fringe Festival returns in October of 2018 with both a FringeNYC and FringeBYOV segment.

FringeBYOV (“Bring Your Own Venue”) is a new “open access” segment in the outer boroughs, and encompasses both existing Indie Venues with their own programming. One of the FringeQNS Indie Venues running this 2018 will be at The Secret Theatre.

The show-list for this FringeBYOV 2018 includes:

Crime of the Hour

A true crime-themed improv show. The host reports the facts of a crime which improvisers use as inspiration to create original scenes. Every show covers a different crime to satisfy your bloodlust!

If It Isn’t You

Sophie’s first love was the piano, then it was Charlie. A temporal exploration of a college relationship, an honest confrontation with the “boy meets girl” trope that examines how perfect beginnings sometimes have disastrous ends.

Joe Charnitski: An Actual Patriot

Joe Charnitski (2-time winner of The Moth StorySlam competition) has given two eulogies in his life. Both were for men named Joe Charnitski. These are their stories.


Signage appears for Tishman Speyer’s ‘Jackson Park’

We last stopped by Tishman Speyer’s Long Island City project at 28-34 Jackson Avenue, 28-10 Jackson Avenue and 30-02 Queens Boulevard, a/k/a “Jackson Park” back in December, when the leasing gallery had opened.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that new signage has appeared at the top of the tower, as seen in the photos below. The signage tells interested parties to visit its website. Availability for studios starts at $2,187 per month, with 4BA/3BA going for $7,385 per month.

Here are more details from the building website:

Three skyline defining glass towers, a lush private park, and resort-style amenities. Residents at Jackson Park can have it all without having to sacrifice anything. With over 120,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor resort-style amenities to choose from, Jackson Park is designed to excite, refresh and inspire. The residences at Jackson Park are stylish, elegant and timeless. They’re bathed in natural light by date, and animated by the twinkling lights of the iconic New York skyline at night. Jackson Park takes luxury to the next level.

Jackson Park

Signage has appeared for the leasing gallery at Jackson Park

Jackson Park

Signage has appeared for Jackson Park

Jackson Park

A view of Jackson Park

Tishman Speyer

The rendering for the Tishman Speyer project


Additional signage appears for Eagle Lofts at 43-22 Queens Street

We last stopped by Rockrose’s 43-22 Queens Street Eagle Loft project in July when the leasing gallery opened.1 Recently, construction crews put up signage near the top of the 54-story tower, as well as on the ground floor of Hayden on 43-25 Hunter Street, as seen in the photos below. Interested residents can stop by the leasing gallery weekdays 10am – 7pm and weekends 10am – 6pm. Studio residences start at $2,349* per month, 1 bedrooms at $2,912* per month and 2 bedrooms at $4,611* per month (*which is the average after the first month free is factored in).

Permits call for 587,860 square feet of residential space, 34,477 square feet of commercial space, and a 54 story tower with 783 units.2

Check out more on the building on its website, which has availabilities for studios through 2 bedrooms. Here’s a description of the building:

Eagle Lofts features the following amenities: state of the art duplex fitness facility with yoga studio, cycle & weight rooms, multiple tenant lounges including event space with catering kitchen, game room and a library.  Our residents can enjoy 35,000 SQ FT landscaped roof deck with great lawn, cabanas, BBQ grill & unique water tower bar & lounge. In addition, we have a children’s playroom, pet grooming station, bike storage and landscaped courtyard.

43-22 Queens Street

Signage has appeared for Eagle Lofts at the top of the building


Signage has also appeared at Hayden on Hunter Street

43-22 Queens Street

A view of 43-22 Queens Street

43-22 Queens Street

The rendering for 43-22 Queens Street