Signage appears for Court Square Animal Hospital at 42-38 Crescent Street

Signage has appeared for Court Square Animal Hospital at 42-38 Crescent Street. It will be opening in part of the 4,328 square feet of commercial space at Arcadia LIC.1

Owner Jared Coren said in an email to The Court Square Blog that he’s aiming to open in June, 2019. He has also launched their website at

We interviewed him back in September, and here’s a snippet of what he had to say:2

We believe that the human-companion animal bond is one of life’s greatest treasures. We have dedicated our professional lives to preserve the bond by practicing the highest level of veterinary care in which we treat each patient as if they were our own. Our goal is to provide each client and patient with a first class experience. Starting with our first hospital in 1983, West Hills Animal Hospital & Emergency Center in Huntington, our network has grown to include locations in Commack, Locust Valley, Oyster Bay, and a specialty center, Gold Coast Center for Veterinary Care.

42-38 Crescent Street

A view of 42-38 Crescent Street


Cushman & Wakefield commences leasing program of creative pre-built ‘small space program’ at 22-15 43rd Ave (Lion Match Building)

Cushman & Wakefield’s Joe Grotto & Edward Kent are pleased to announce the completion of it’s new pre-built “small space” program at the Lion Match Building located at 22-15 43rd Avenue. The property is the former home of the historic Lion Match Company and was converted into a boutique commercial office & retail building in the early 2000’s. The convenient building offers a rare opportunity to lease built office space in the Court Square submarket of Long Island City with proximity to both the Queensboro Plaza and Court Square Transportation hubs.

The Lion Match Building boasts large windows on 4 sides with ceiling heights of 12’ slab to slab and access to a full service drive-up freight elevator that unloads on to the floors. The building has undergone substantial base building work including brand new common corridors and new men’s / women’s rooms. The pre-built program includes two (1,371 RSF) creative units that are built out with Modern LED Lighting, New Tenant Controlled HVAC System, Cat 6 Wiring Distribution, Pre-Wired for RCN High Speed Fiber Internet / Phone Connection. The spaces can appeal to a variety of tenants from Architecture, Technology, Production, Professional Service and Not-for-Profits. For tenants that qualify the building can provide several Long Island City Incentives including the REAP, CRP and Energy Assistance Program. For larger tenants the Landlord has available a bright 6,348 RSF corner unit which is in a raw condition.

The Landlord is also offering a 1,623 SF retail unit with a glass storefront along 23rd street and the #7 subway line just 3 blocks from the Citigroup building where Amazon has publicly announced it is taking approximately 1 million square feet. The ground floor space allows great frontage and is across the street from several major residential and commercial developments. The space is in a clean shell condition and presents an excellent opportunity for a service oriented store, fitness studio, coffee shop and ground floor office use. If you are interested in further information please call Edward Kent at 212-318-9772 or email at or his partner Joe Grotto at 212-318-9727 or email at


Construction finishes for The Shannon Pot at 10-50 44th Drive

The Shannon Pot has finished construction at its new location at 10-50 44th Drive.

We were walking by the site over the weekend and saw that bar stools and tables are set up, and permanent signage has appeared, as seen in the photos below. The retail space used to house the East River Coffee Shop.1

The Shannon Pot closed at 21-59 44th Drive earlier in the year and had been aiming for a fall opening.2

This is the second relocation for the bar, having already moved from 45-06 Davis Street in 2014. 3

10-50 44th Drive

A view of 10-50 44th Drive

10-50 44th Drive

A look inside 10-50 44th Drive


CBS All Access series ‘The Good Fight’ to film on 44th Drive

CBS All Access series ‘The Good Fight’ will be filming in Court Square on Monday, December 10. No Parking signs like the one seen below were posted on 44th Drive between 21st and 23rd Streets.

Here’s more about the television show:1

The CBS All Access series picks up one year after the events in the final episode of “The Good Wife.” After a financial scam destroys the reputation of young lawyer Maia Rindell and wipes out her mentor and godmother Diane Lockhart’s savings, the two are forced out of Lockhart & Lee and join forces with Lucca Quinn at one of Chicago’s pre-eminent law firms. At Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad, Diane finds familiar faces, including Colin Morrello, who is a rising star in the state’s attorney’s office, and Marissa Gold. Though starting at the bottom, Diane and Maia are determined to rebuild their careers and lives at the new firm.