It's been known for months that the new tallest building in New York City outside of Manhattan was being planned for right behind the now-landmarked Long Island City clock tower. Now, new renderings published by 6sqft give a better look at the design of the 915-foot-tall tower, known as Queens Plaza Park, that will be sandwiched between Bridge Plaza North and Northern Boulevard on 41st Avenue.
The residential building at 29-37 41st Avenue will encircle the 1927 clock tower, and will be at least 70 stories tall. The tower's being developed by Property Markets Group and the Hakim Organization, and is designed by SLCE Architects (like just about everything else.) The building is slated to have 800 units and open in 2019.
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· All 29-37 41st Avenue coverage [Curbed]