Housing non-profit Asian Americans for Equality are set to open a large new community and entrepreneurship center in Flushing, Queens that will be located at the corner of College Point Boulevard and 39th Avenue.
The developers have roped in Angelo and Anthony Ng at Architects’ Studio to design the project, which also includes 278,365 square feet of retail, and a 1,500-square-foot community facility, apart from the hotels and the residential towers.
The 2016 US Open is currently underway, bringing the top tennis athletes to New York City as they battle it out for the crown. See photos from the spectacular event as it carries out in the new Grandstand Stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona.
A design contest to envision the future of the iconic World's Fair relic yielded more than 250 entrants, but these four proposals—all of which imagine the landmark as a public space—were ultimately the winners.
The retractable roof at the Arthur Ashe stadium was unveiled Tuesday with Billie Jean King herself in attendance. Also present was Jeanne Ashe, the wife of late tennis legend, Arthur Ashe, after whom the stadium is named.
RKO Keith’s Theater has been acquired by Xinyuan Real Estate for $66M. With projects including The Oosten and a forthcoming Hell’s Kitchen tower, Xinyuan has a track record of getting things done, which is promising for the blighted theater site.
A design competition held by the National Trust for Historic Preservation asked people to imagine a new use for Philip Johnson's New York State Pavilion, a 1964 World's Fair relic. The proposals range from the practical to the imaginative.
Flushing Commons spans a total of 1.8 million square feet. Apart from the two buildings that topped out the project will also include space for retail, parking, and a community center. Construction work on Phase I is expected to wrap by year's end.
Plans once called for the creation of 450 apartments along with a hotel and retail component. The financial crisis in 2008 put an end to all that. The property has also been embroiled in legal controversy in subsequent years.