Scaffolding up at former site of LIC Auto Repair at 27-19 44th Drive

In January, we posted that the former site of LIC Auto Repair had closed on 44-12 Purves Street a/k/a 27-19 44th Drive, with the owner moving operations to Glendale.1 Work is now beginning on the site, with scaffolding erected late last week on the site. According to the DOB Permits, an application for demolition was approved on April 24.2 The DOB last reviewed construction permits for a 27-story building on March 11.

According to permits filed in October 2014 first spotted by New York YIMBY,3  a 27-story building with 165 units (122,405 square feet) and a commercial space of 2,124 square feet will take its place.4

44-12 Purves Street

44-12 Purves Street now has scaffolding

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