Checker Management Corporation at 22-12 Jackson Avenue closes

We were walking by 22-12 Jackson Avenue last week when we saw that a former taxi company, Checker Management Corporation, had shut its doors. Signage on site shows that the business has moved to 11-05 38th Avenue. In the meantime, construction will likely begin soon on a mixed-used build that will rise 11 stories and […]
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Tishman Speyer has permits approved as construction begins at 28-07 Jackson Avenue

Tishman Speyer has started construction for two commercial towers located at 28-07 Jackson Avenue. Permits were approved on Oct. 21, calling for 1,450,331 square feet of commercial space with a FAR of 11.98. Here is more from New York YIMBY, who was the first to spot permits back in June.1 It will consist of two […]
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Aloft Hotel at 27-45 Jackson Avenue sets Nov. 10 opening date

Last week, a source told The Court Square Blog that ALoft Hotel, located at 27-45 Jackson Avenue,1 was planning an early November opening. That was confirmed by Aloft’s website, which says the space will be opening November 10, 2016.2 Orange and blue outside lighting are on at the hotel at night now, as seen in the photo […]
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SC Conversations: Diedrich Diederichsen

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 7pm SculptureCenter Due to popular demand, we have increased capacity for next week’s lecture by German author and critic Diedrich Diederichsen on Cosima von Bonin’s diverse practice as well as the prominence and role of maritime motifs in her work. The program is presented on the occasion of von Bonin’s first […]
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