Pipe scaffolding up at 23-01 44th Drive

Just last week, we reported that a construction fence had been put up at 23-01 44th Drive.1 Demolition appears to be imminent on site, with pipe scaffolding now installed on the three-story structure, as seen in the photo below. According to a Department of Buildings permit, the site was approved for demolition on Feb. 11.2 The building […]
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Easter Egg Hunt returns to LIC in March

On March 26th, the Annual Queens Easter Festival, will take place at 10am in Long Island City and 2pm at Queensbridge. These annual festivals are put together by Trinity Grace Church Queens, alongside local churches and sponsors, with the goal to serve the Long Island City and Queensbridge communities. Families will be able to enjoy […]
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Work begins at 11-51 47th Avenue

We last stopped by 11-51 47th Avenue a/k/a ‘The Jackson’ in December, when demolition had just finished on site. When we stopped by last week, we saw that construction had started on the site, as seen in the photo below. Permits call for 52,728 square feet of residential space and 1,280 square feet of commercial space.1 On site […]
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42-14 Crescent Street tops out

Earlier in February, we checked in on 42-14 Crescent Street and noted that the building was nearly topped out.1 Well, a few weeks later, the building is officially topped out at 13 floors, and, as you can see in the photo below, facade work has started on the building. According to permits, a mixed-use build is coming […]
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