Construction tops out on Long Island City ALOFT

NEW YORK, NY: October 22, 2015 — Construction tops out this week on what will be one of the first two Queens locations for Starwood Hotels’ Aloft brand.1 The new hotel, at 27-45 Jackson Avenue, is the second Aloft designed by Gene Kaufman Architect, whose Aloft New York Brooklyn opened in 2011. Developed by Nissim […]
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27-45 Jackson Avenue, future home of Aloft Hotel, rising quickly

We haven’t been by 27-45 Jackson Avenue since January,1 and things have changed significantly since then. As you can see in the photos below, the building has risen above the construction fence on both the Hunter Street and Jackson Avenue sides of the construction site. The last time we were there, the Jackson Avenue side […]
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Checking in at 27-45 Jackson Avenue, future home of Aloft Hotel

We last checked in at 27-45 Jackson Avenue back in November when construction crews when the building had begun to rise.1 Progress seems to be moving on two different tracks on the site. On the 27th Street side, the building has already risen one level, with steal beams coming from the ground. On the Jackson Avenue side, […]
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27-45 Jackson Avenue, future home of Aloft Hotel, begins to rise

We last checked in at 27-45 Jackson Avenue back in July when construction crews were laying the foundation for the building.1 We checked in last week and noticed that the Hunter Street side of the project has begun to rise, with steel beams rising from the basement level to street level. On the Jackson side, […]
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Foundation coming in at 27-45 Jackson Avenue, future home of Aloft Hotel

Construction is moving along at 27-45 Jackson Avenue, the future home of Aloft Hotel. We stopped by last week and saw that crews have mostly finished the excavation they were working on in May,1 and they’ve now moved on to making the foundation. When all is said and done, the building is projected to be […]
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