Demolition is underway at 41-08 Crescent Street, the future home of a 17-story hotel. The Department of Buildings approved permits on the project in November, 2015, calling 73,408 square feet of commercial space and 76,172 of residential space.1
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Anthony Pecora, president of Forte Italia LLC, filed permits to construct a 17-story hotel with 243 rooms at 41-08 Crescent St. The hotel will have nearly 150,000 square feet of space, and there will be a 127-space enclosed parking garage. Dan Ionescu Architects is designing the building.