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Plans Filed for a 6-Story Mixed-Use Building in Dutch Kills

A developer has filed plans to build a 6-story building at 39-04 29th St., on the site pictured in the center (Google Maps: July 2018)

Jan. 8, 2020 By Allie Griffin

Another mixed-use development is going up in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City.

Developers filed an application to build a six-story mixed-use building at 39-04 29th St. with 20 apartments and commercial space on the first two floors.

The 22,212-square-foot building will also have parking underground with 13 spaces and a laundry room in the basement, according to the filing.

The building will have 15,026 square feet of residential space and 7,186 square feet of commercial space.

There will be three apartments on the second floor, six on both the third and fourth floors, two on the fifth floor and three on the sixth floor.

The building will house two photo studios — one on the first floor and one on the second floor — as well as retail space on the first floor and commercial outdoor space on the second floor.

There will be outdoor terraces on the second and fifth floors as well as on the roof for residents.

The property was bought by Nestor Varela, of 39-08 29th Street LLC., for $1.5 million in 2016, according to building records.

Varela filed for a demolition permit in January 2019 to demolish a two story building.

 

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