The last time we checked in at The Learning Center at Arris Lofts located at 27-28 Thomson Avenue, we noted that construction was underway.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that construction has been moving along steadily since January, as seen in the photos below.
“As the population of preschool-age children and the demand for quality early education continue to rise in New York City – one of the nation’s largest cities – we are committed to doing our part to create a safe, secure learning environment and strong educational foundation for all our students which will have an important impact on the future of the community,” said Nicole Collins, Owner, The Learning Experience, Long Island City.
Here are more details courtesy of the Commercial Observer:2
The company has secured 13,500 square feet of space on the ground floor of the eight-story property at 27-28 Thomson Avenue. The property will include a number of classrooms and an indoor playground. The lease is for 15.5 years. […] The Learning Experience, the first in Long Island City, anticipates it will open its doors within the next year. There are 140 operating child care centers nationwide, with a heavy concentration in the Northeast. Another 64 more centers are in the pipeline.