Pipe scaffolding up at 41-21 23rd Street

The last time we checked in at 41-21 23rd Street in May, construction had just reached over the fence.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that pipe scaffolding is up at the future home of a nine-story mixed-use building, and the building has topped out, as seen in the photo below.

According to permits, there will be 23,182 square feet of residential space and 1,493 of commercial space at a FAR of 4.99.2 Delivery is expected in winter of this year but is more likely to deliver in 2019.

41-21 23rd Street

A view of 41-21 23rd Street

41-21 23rd Street

Rendering for 41-21 23rd Street


BrickHouse Ceramic Art Center Holiday Sale

Brick House Ceramic Art Center will open its doors to the public for their Annual Holiday Sale on December 7, 8, and 9. Over twenty local artists, both professional ceramicists and devoted hobbyists, will be presenting hundreds of their best handmade pottery work for sale at accessible prices for all the art lovers on your holiday gift list.

As an added treat, BrickHouse will simultaneously be hosting a gallery exhibition of selected works from talented BrickHouse students.

BrickHouse Ceramic Art Center, a fully-equipped facility in Long Island City, was founded in 2007 by artist and businesswoman Ellen E. Day. BrickHouse welcomes anyone interested in the clay medium, from novices to professionals, and offers them a clean and comfortable space to create.

BrickHouseregularlyoffers year-round pottery classes to adults at all skill levels, hosts visiting artist workshops and international pottery tours, presents handmade pottery for sale, and acts as a nurturing and creatively energized home to dozens of independent ceramic artists.

Though BrickHouse maintains a selection of studio artists’ work in their foyer gallery shop year-round, the Center’s Holiday Sale transforms the entire 4,000 square foot workshop into an eye-catching exhibition of world-class (and highly Instagrammable!) art pottery made in array of styles and clay bodies. Skilled craftspeople will be on site to discuss their work and sell unique, one-of-a-kind art pottery, dinnerware, jewelry, sculpture and more.


Stop work order issued at 27-49 Jackson Avenue

We last checked in at 27-49 and 27-51 Jackson Avenue in August, when work had started on site.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that a stop work order was issued on site on Nov. 2 for “FAILURE TO SAFEGUARD ALL PERSONS AND PROPERTIES.”2 The project is still in the excavation stage, as seen in the photo below.

The mixed-use building will rise 14 stories and have 29,873 of residential space and 1,739 square feet of commercial space for a FAR of 7.90.3 The signage projects a fall 2019 delivery.

27-49 Jackson Avenue

A view of 27-49 Jackson Avenue

27-49 Jackson Avenue

Rendering for 27-49 Jackson Avenue


Construction reaches third floor at 39-32 28th Street

The last time we stopped by 39-32 28th Street, a rendering had appeared on site.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that construction has reached the third floor, as seen in the photo below. The project has an anticipated completion date of Spring, 2019.

The application, approved on April 12 by the Department of Buildings, calls for a three-story building with two separate residential units for 3,080 square feet of residential space at a FAR of 1.23. New York YIMBY was the first to spot permits for the project all the way back in 2015.2

39-32 28th Street

A view of 39-32 28th Street

39-32 28th Street

Rendering for 39-32 28th Street


Nationwide Insurance at 13-03 Jackson Avenue moves

A storefront for Nationwide Insurance located at 13-03 Jackson Avenue has moved.

The site was previously occupied by The Vaglica Agency,1 which, according to the Nationwide website, has relocated to 31-00 47th Avenue in Long Island City.2

Signage for the retail space’s availability has appeared on site, as seen in the photo below. It is being handled by Modern Space’s Juan Castellanos.

13-03 Jackson Avenue

A view of 13-03 Jackson Avenue