Back in April, we observed that crews working on 13-33 Jackson Avenue a/k/a 11-51 47th Avenue had started installing the foundation.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that foundation work has finished, and that the building has just started peaking over the construction fence. Permits call for 52,728 square feet of residential space and 1,280 square feet of commercial space.2 On site signage calls for an October 1, 2017 delivery on the mixed-use building.3
Here is more from the listing:4
Sleek and elegant modern design and style meets classic industrial loft space living. All residences resonate with luxury with their high ceilings ranging from 9′ 8″ to 18′, large loft-like windows, Bertazzoni and Bosch appliances, custom handmade kitchen cabinetry and Caesar Stone counter top and back splash, white Carrera and Stormy Travertine stone in bathrooms. Beautiful city and LIC views from many select residences. Amenities abound with a 15 year 421a tax abatement, 24-hour Doorman, Resident only Parking, Fitness Studio, Resident Lounge and Rooftop Garden, private Rooftop Cabanas, Children’s Playroom and Bike room. Situated in the heart of Long Island City, The Jackson is situated next to PS1, a variety of great restaurants and coffee shops, with a short walk to Murray Park and Gantry State Park waterfront. Close to major transportation including G, E, M, 7. Sales office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 11am to 2pm by appointment.
This is one of the more interesting designs. It at is least reminiscent of LIC’s industrial heritage.