A new rendering appears at 27-45 Jackson Avenue for Aloft Hotel

We were walking by the Aloft construction site at 27-45 Jackson Avenue last week when we spotted a new rendering for the building. The rendering is a slightly different take than the one Queens Brownstoner posted back in August,1 especially when it comes to the other buildings on the block. Although the original delivery take was […]
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SculptureCenter to host latest meeting of Purves Street Block Association

If you’re a reader of this blog, you know that Court Square is one of the most rapidly changing areas of New York City, and that Purves Street is (Chris Treager voice) *literally*1 one of the most active blocks in the City.2 That has resulted in the formation of the Purves Street Block Association. The group […]
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Law & Order: SVU to film in Court Square on Monday

Law & Order: SVU is the latest television show to film in the Court Square area. Signs like the one below were seen on Pearson St., Court Square, Thompson Avenue, Jackson Avenue and 44th Drive on Friday. The shoot will take place on Monday, and parked vehicles are ordered to be moved by Sunday evening at […]
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M. Wells Steakhouse wins Timeout New York award

Congratulations to Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis, whose M. Wells Steakhouse won Best New Steakhouse in Timeout New York’s 2014 Reader’s Choice Food & Drink Awards earlier in the week. The duo launched their much anticipated restaurant in 43-15 Crescent Street in Court Square in November and it has drawn rave reviews from critics.12 Here is an […]
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Checking in on 21-03 46th Avenue

Recently, we popped by 21-03 46th Avenue to check in on its progress, and things are moving along nicely. As you can see from the photo below, the building has topped out and is nearly ready to reveal its facade. When the building finishes, it will be a boutique five story apartment with eight residential apartments, and […]
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