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Initial Plans for Large Queens Boulevard Project Unveiled

Woodside Green (EDI International)

July 30, 2019 By Max Murray

Designs for a mixed-use building in Woodside have recently been released by the global architectural firm EDI International.

The development, to be called Woodside Green, would be located at 72-01 and 72-17 Queens Blvd. where a string of various auto shops are located. The two addresses consist of four adjoining parcels on what would be a 1.15-million-square-foot construction site.

The plan, according to EDI International, calls for a 12-story mixed-use building comprised mostly of residential units, with 76,000 square feet for commercial purposes, and 15,500 square feet of communal space. No plans have been filed with the Dept. of Buildings as of yet.

The building could see as many as 220 market rate rental units and a parking garage with room for 175 cars.

The Hakimian Organization plans to develop the site which recently purchased it from Piermont Properties in 2018, according to New York YIMBY.

72-10 and 72-17 Queens Blvd. (covers New York Transmissions through to the overpass on the far right) (Photo: GMaps)

Woodside Green (EDI International)

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18 Comments

Debbie

The neighborhood is bursting at the seams yet they keep building these monstrosities. When the hell will they build more trains, schools and everything else needed to accommodate this endless horde of people!

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SuperWittySmitty

That area is not bursting at the seams and Queens is experiencing an extreme housing shortage, just like the rest of the city. Are you suggesting that we do NOT build buildings where many people can live until we build more subway lines and more schools? And where are these endless hordes you’re referring to? Or is that a just a weak stab of hyperbole?

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Debbie

Build them somewhere else and if you dont see the overcrowded trains, busses, and schools you must be nearsighted.

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Nicolec

I work in the area and for years it’s just been rundown space. Although I think affordable housing is a better idea it is an extreme improvement over the garbage dump it’s become

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Fake Sunnysider

Where does it say affordable housing? I bet you’re a realtor pretending to be an interested sunnysider.

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Anonymous

Sure build another NYCHA project, that will spruce-up the neighborhood. To hell with affordable housing, if you can’t afford to live here bye -bye.

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Gerald

Great, more overpriced condo’s for outsiders to buy. Meanwhile, those of us that are born and raised here are forced to live with people since there’s not enough affordable housing for people who earn between $40-50,000.00 Can’t wait to leave this city, it’s not the same anymore for a long time!

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Theyrehere

Don’t forget land developers. There is plenty of space to build at Calvary Cemetery. Don’t mind the poltergeists that will show up once in a while to visit the hipster tenants.

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SuperWittySmitty

Personally, I think huge cemeteries are a waste of space. I know many people like visiting the graves of their departed loved ones but it’s always seemed like an old-fashioned, almost archaic custom. I imagine that using huge swathes of land in city centers as places to bury dead people will be seen as less and less acceptable in the future- they dug up millions of bodies in Paris during the 18th century because the city’s cemeteries were overflowing. It will happen here, I’m sure.

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Sunnysider

Here is a breakdown prepared by the prior owner. How do you get 1.1MM sf?
WOODSIDE GREEN
GROSS FLOOR AREAS
FLOOR D.U. RESID. COMM. COMM.
FACILITY
PARKING TOTAL
GROSS
FLOOR
AREA
PENTHOUSE
12TH 22 20,740 0 0 0 20,740
11TH 22 20,740 0 0 0 20,740
10TH 22 20,740 0 0 0 20,740
9TH 20 20,740 0 0 0 20,740
8TH 28 24,520 0 0 0 24,520
7TH 28 24,520 0 0 0 24,520
6TH 28 24,520 0 0 0 24,520
5TH 28 24,520 0 0 0 24,520
4TH 28 24,520 0 0 0 24,520
3RD 21 19,740 0 0 20,245 39,985
2ND 11 13,435 0 4,130 32,470 50,035
1ST 0 407 46,064 400 0 46,871
CELLAR 0 0 0 0 43,840 43,840
TOTAL 258 239142 46064 4530 96555 386,291

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Sunnysider

No loco (the name appears to suit you), all I had to do was go to my brokerage file and copy the analysis that was done when I worked on a potential sale of this property two years ago.

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El loco

Oh that’s all go to your brokerage file. Yeh, ok now I know. You can make anything up no one knows and how come you have s name now?

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bxgrl

“Woodside Green” for all the megabucks the real estate developers will make and collect in rent from yet more affluent invaders.

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