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30-38 29th Street (Renderings via Madsen Engineering by Bluarch Architecture) 30-38 29th Street (Renderings via Madsen Engineering by Bluarch Architecture)
In the heart of Astoria, near the 30th Avenue elevated subway station serving the N and W trains, Mt. Sinai Queens Hospital, and the vibrant community gathering space Athens Square, Ascent Development has approved permits to build a seven-story 20-unit residential building at 30-38 29th Street. In another case of an unlucky builder starting work during trying times, Ascent was granted construction permits in December 2019 and the preexisting clapboard house that stood at the site was approved to be demolished in 2018.
30-38 29th Street The project site in 2018 (Google streetview)
The creative and shrewd firm of Bluarch Architecture are responsible for the design, which renderings posted by Madsen Engineers illustrate an ambitious design featuring an exposed ornamental exoskeleton, deep terraces fronting fully-glazed window walls, and an exposed concrete canopy floating above a roof deck. Bluarch is behind a number of interesting cast-in-place concrete projects around the city, many of which are unbuilt. One nearby project of theirs, Queens 14 at 26-35 14th Street, features a brooding asymmetrical facade and has a three-bedroom renting for $3,300/month.
It is unknown if the project is stalled due to recent events. Many New Yorkers have questioned construction Residents of the building will have access to a laundry room, bicycle parking, tenant storage, ten accessory parking spaces (why?), and a communal roof deck. The elevatored building will accommodate between three and four apartments per floor and will likely be rentals. Astoria has suffered from a rash of mediocre, non-contextual development over the years, but if done with decent craftsmanship 30-38 29th Street may be a positive addition to the growing neighborhood.

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