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The Independent, 42-14 Crescent Street (Image via MNS) The Independent, 42-14 Crescent Street (Image via MNS)
Long Island City's The Independent is currently offering two months of free rent with 14-month leases. The red-brick building has 13 stories with nearly 50 no-fee residences ranging from studios to a grand penthouse. Availabilities include studios starting from $2,250/month, one-bedrooms from $2,910/month and two-bedrooms from $3,943/month. The Independent opened in 2016 and is located at 42-14 Crescent Street, only one block from Queensboro Plaza. (Listings are via MNS Real Estate and advertise net effective prices when applicable. Contact the leasing team for more details.)
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Residences feature open-plan living areas, oversized windows, walnut floors and high ceilings. Sleek, contemporary kitchens have stainless steel appliances, gas ranges, Caesarstone countertops and breakfast bars. Spa-like baths feature deep soaking tubs, rain showers, and large medicine cabinets. Finished in modern, neutral color palettes, residences are complete with Bosch washers/dryers and ample closet space.

Amenities include a furnished rooftop deck, a deluxe lounge with a kitchenette, a fully equipped fitness studio, a courtyard with a grill, and a virtual doorman. For an additional fee, residents can purchase secure storage space and bicycle parking.
The property was developed by Meadow Partners and designed by John Fotiadis Architect. It also features 740 square feet of retail space at the ground level, an entrance marquee, and a distinctive setback on the top floor. Read a review of the building from our architecture critic here.
The Independent, 42-14 Crescent Street
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