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Rental Building News and Offers

These newly constructed rental buildings offer sky-high views and luxurious amenity packages. These newly constructed rental buildings offer sky-high views and luxurious amenity packages.
Long Island City’s rising crop of brand-new rental buildings offer spectacular skyline views, all-inclusive amenities and a Midtown-adjacent location that go toe-to-toe with the finest offers anywhere in the city. Over 10,000 rental units entered the neighborhood’s market in the past few years, with thousands more on the way. The rental craze ushered a developer race to bring the finest, choicest perks in order to edge out the ever-growing competition. Let’s see how the cream of the crop rentals in Queens’ premier neighborhood stacks up.

(1) Hayden

— At 43-25 Hunter Street
Hayden Hayden
Hayden Hayden
Hayden Hayden
The 50-story Hayden has it all: five-minute commute to Midtown via across-the-street subway, incredible skyline views, adjacent park space, and a massive amenity package with numerous resident lounges, fitness centers, common areas, a large courtyard, several high-rise roof deck with grilling and an outdoor theater, valet services, and much more.

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Studios from $2,862/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,553/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,735/month

(2) 4545 Center Boulevard

— At 45-45 Center Boulevard
4545 Center Boulevard 4545 Center Boulevard, a 41-story rental building with 820 apartments next to the East River. (Images: tfc.com)
4545 Center Boulevard, LIC, Roof Deck Landscaped rooftop lounge.
4545 Center Boulevard, LIC, Living Area Expansive floor-to-ceiling windows.
4545 Center Boulevard features an enormous, magnificently landscaped roof garden with a sundeck, decorative pond, cabanas, two tennis courts, a beach volleyball court, and a dog run, all overlooking the East River and the Manhattan skyline. Designers at Arquitectonica clad the 41-story tower in a dramatic undulating glass façade that offers floor-to-ceiling windows and ample balconies. A twelve-acre-plus waterfront park spans in front of the building and features numerous lawns, playgrounds, the iconic Hunters Point Library, and ferry service to Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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Studios from $2,498/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,085/month
2 Bedrooms from $5,069/month

(3) Jackson Park

— At 28-10 Jackson Avenue
Jackson Park, a three-building residential complex near Queens Plaza. Jackson Park, a three-building residential complex near Queens Plaza. (Images: jacksonparklic.com)
Each residential tower is capped by its very own Sky Deck.
Jackson Park has a 75-foot indoor pool and a heated outdoor pool.
Jackson Park comprises a trio of 53, 44-, and 42-story towers that surround a private, 1.6-acre park with a spacious lawn, dog park, children’s playground, bocce court, fresh-air ping-pong, BBQ stations, and more. The adjacent Club offers five stories and 45,000 square feet of amenities that include a fireside lounge, a fitness center with a 75-foot indoor pool, yoga and pilates studios, a steam room, a dining room with a demonstration kitchen, a tech area, a conference center, a game room with a poker table, a golf simulator, and full-size courts for basketball, volleyball, and squash. Cabanas and chaise lounge chairs sit beside a heated outdoor pool on the rooftop sundeck. The Jackson stands next to the Queens Plaza and Queensboro Plaza subway stations that offer five-minute Midtown access.

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Studios from $2,950/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,162/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,620/month
3 Bedrooms from $5,300/month

(4) 4720 Center Boulevard

— At 47-20 Center Boulevard
4720 Center Boulevard 4720 Center Boulevard
4720 Center Boulevard 4720 Center Boulevard
4720 Center Boulevard 4720 Center Boulevard
It’s hard to pick a single most appealing aspect of the 32-story complex: the crisp design by Arquitectronica; floor-to-ceiling windows that face the East River and boast some of the city’s greatest skyline views; an all-inclusive amenity list; next-door proximity to Steven Holl’s new Hunters Point Library, the landmarked Gantries, and the Pepsi-Cola sign; or a ground-level private front yard that blends directly into the greatest waterfront park in Queens.

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Studios from $2,406/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,140/month
2 Bedrooms from $5,147/month

(5) Eagle Lofts

— At 43-22 Queens Street
Eagle Lofts at 43-22 Queens Street in Long Island City. Eagle Lofts at 43-22 Queens Street in Long Island City. (Images: eaglelofts.com)
Amenities include a courtyard and rooftop garden.
Resident lobby and lounge.
Eagle Lofts combine a conversion of the Art Deco-styled Eagle Electric Factory with a brand-new, 55-story tower, which ranks as one of the tallest buildings in Queens. The attended lobby sports textured finishes, ample lounge space, and a Zen garden. Residents have access to a two-level, 5,800-square-foot fitness center, a billiards-equipped game room, a children’s playroom, and numerous lounges, for socialization and quiet study alike. Extensive gardens, grilling stations, and cabanas sit within the courtyard and the 35,000-square-foot roof deck. The apartment tower offers hardwood floors, quartz kitchen countertops, Bosch washers and dryers, and all-direction skyline panoramas from floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Studios from $2,675/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,620/month
2 Bedrooms from $5,550/month

(6) 4610 Center Boulevard

— At 46-10 Center Boulevard
4610 Center Boulevard 4610 Center Boulevard
4610 Center Boulevard 4610 Center Boulevard
4610 Center Boulevard 4610 Center Boulevard
It feels like you can almost touch the landmarked Pepsi-Cola neon sign from 4610 Center Boulevard’s curved, glass-railed balconies that face the East River and the Midtown skyline. A huge resident-only yard adjoins the public park at the waterfront. The 26-story building includes amenities such as a doorman-attended lobby, concierge, a roof deck fitness center, laundry, and a roof deck. The bicycle room perfectly complements the nearby bike lanes.

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Studios from $2,668/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,085/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,258/month

(7) The Forge

— At 44-28 Purves Street
The Forge The Forge
The Forge The Forge
The Forge The Forge
FXCollaborative’s triple slab of cor-ten steel and banded, floor-to-ceiling windows easily ranks as the best new architectural design in all of Long Island City. Equally attractive is the 26,000-square-foot amenity package that includes a green deck with a swimming pool, multiple indoor lounges, a lofty fitness center, and roof decks atop the 33-story high-rise. The cul-de-sac location at Purves Street provides repose from the bustle of Court Square.

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1 Bedrooms from $/month
2 Bedrooms from $/month

(8) 4705 Center Boulevard

— At 47-05 Center Boulevard
47-05 Center Boulevard, LIC 47-05 Center Boulevard; Rockrose Development
47-05 center boulevard, LIC rentals Outdoor Lounge; Rockrose Development
47-05 Center boulevard, LIC rentals Living Area; Rockrose Development
The 30-story tower at 4705 Center Boulevard boasts a sunlit indoor swimming pool, a 35,000-square-foot green roof deck, a fitness center, a screening room, an 828-car garage, and ground-level retail with such a pharmacy, two cafes, and a Foodcellar Market at the ground level. The building sits across from the Hunters Point Library, which opened to rave reviews in fall 2019, and the Gantry Plaza Park by the East River.

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1 Bedrooms from $3,300/month
2 Bedrooms from $5,300/month

(9) 1 QPS Tower

— At 42-20 24th Street
Rendering of 1 QPS Tower The 44-story 1 QPS Tower has homes with floor-to-ceiling windows and incredible views. (Images: 1qpstower.com)
The expansive fitness club with grand ceilings.
1 QPS Tower's rooftop pool and sun deck.
The 44-story tower at 1 QPS offers unobstructed skyline views in all directions and near-direct access to the Queensboro Plaza station, which allows for one-stop access to Midtown. Residences at 1 QPS Tower have floor-to-ceiling windows and white oak flooring. Each apartment also comes equipped with a washer and dryer. Amenities occupy nearly 16,000 square feet and include a full-floor rooftop pool and lounge with unbeatable city views. There is a resident lounge with plush seating, an HDTV, a pool table and a kitchenette. The atrium-like fitness center offers free weights, high-tech interactive equipment and a 50-foot rock climbing wall.

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Studios from $2,897/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,249/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,800/month

(10) Linc LIC

— At 43-10 Crescent Street
Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street, LIC Rentals Rendering via Rockrose Development
Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street, Balcony Balcony View; Rockrose Development
Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street, interior Office Area; Rockrose Development
42-story Linc LIC stood as the neighborhood’s tallest building when it opened in 2013, and continues to offer stunning views of the Manhattan skyline, most notably from the high-rise deck equipped with a lawn and barbecue stations. The double-height atrium of the adjacent sky lounge offers game tables and ample seating. The centrally-located rental stands close to several pocket parks and a block away from the Court Square-23rd Street subway station. The amenity suite ranks among the borough’s most impressive, with services such as a multi-level fitness center, an indoor squash court, event and party rooms, bike parking, and much more.

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Studios from $2,350/month
1 Bedrooms from $2,990/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,200/month

(11) Tower 28

— At 42-12 28th Street
Rendering of Tower 28 in Long Island City At Tower 28, mid and upper floor apartments have full Manhattan skyline views. (Images: tower28nyc.com)
The indoor pool has retractable doors leading to a terrace.
The 46th floor Sky Lounge.
58-story Tower 28 ranks as the tallest rental building in Queens, and one of the city’s loftiest skyscrapers outside of Manhattan. As such, the tower offers sweeping 360-degree panoramic views from floor-to-ceiling windows and glass-railed balconies, as well as amenities such as an indoor pool, a sunlit fitness center, a children’s playroom, several roof decks, and a bar-equipped sky lounge. The building stands steps away from the Queens Plaza and Queensboro Plaza subway stations, which offer a five-minute ride into Midtown.

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Studios from $2,815/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,540/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,920/month
3 Bedrooms from $6,940/month

(12) Avalon Riverview North

— At 4-75 48th Avenue
Avalon Riverview North, 4-75 48th Avenue Rendering via Perkins Eastman
avalon riverview north, 4-75 48th avenue, LIC rentals Skyline Views; AvalonBay Communities
avalon riverview north, 4-75 48th avenue, LIC rentals Dining/Kitchen Area; AvalonBay Communities
As one of the most spectacularly positioned buildings in Queens, Avalon Riverview North overlooks the lush Gantry State Park, East River and provides sweeping views of Manhattan’s east side skyline. Its 602 apartments are advanced by a 24-hour concierge, fitness center, a rooftop swimming pool, a business center, community rooms, cold storage and a live-in superintendent.

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Studios from $2,565/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,344/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,335/month
3 Bedrooms from $6,277/month

(13) QLIC

— At 41-42 24th Street
QLIC, 41-42 24th Street, LIC QLIC at 41-42 24th Street is near Queens Plaza. (Images: qlic.com)
QLIC amenities, lounge Rooftop with outdoor pool and cabanas.
QLIC amenities, outdoor pool Lounge with communal workspace and stunning views.
21-story QLIC stands at the foot of the Queensboro Bridge, which puts Midtown within quick reach by train, bus, cab, bike, or even on foot, while the East River-facing Queensbridge Park sits a short walk away. QLIC comes with a cozy garden courtyard with an outdoor lounge and fire pit; a roof deck with an outdoor pool, cabanas, and an open-air theater; a 10th-floor lounge with communal stadium seating and soaring ceilings; and an expansive fitness center with a movement studio. Most of these amenities, as well as many of the apartments, open onto broad panoramas of the bridge and the Manhattan skyline beyond.

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Studios from $2,394/month
1 Bedrooms from $2,985/month
2 Bedrooms from $3,989/month

(14) Avalon Riverview

— At 29-22 Northern Boulevard
Avalon Riverview Avalon Riverview
Avalon Riverview Avalon Riverview
Avalon Riverview Avalon Riverview
The angled facade of 32-story Avalon Riverview juts toward the East River like a massive ocean liner, complete with cruise ship-like amenities that include a spacious sundeck, ample common areas, a fitness center, and plentiful balconies that overlook sweeping panoramic views. All forms of commute are easily available, as the building features a multi-story parking garage, adjacent bike lanes, a short walk to the Vernon Boulevard station of the 7 train, and an even shorter walk to the East River ferry that runs directly to Midtown.

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1 Bedrooms from $3,245/month

(15) ALTA LIC

— At 29-22 Northern Boulevard
ALTA LIC ALTA LIC offers luxury rental homes and also fully furnished co-living microsuites. (Images: altalic.com)
The 43rd floor lounge has seating, a fireplace and endless views.
Swim laps at the indoor pool.
The 43-story ALTA LIC offers the traditional type of luxury residences - but also has the option of fully furnished co-living microsuites with hotel-style services by Ollie. The two- to three-bedroom shared microsuites occupy the second through fifteenth floors and come fully furnished with transforming furniture systems. The luxury rental residences occupy the rest of the building and come in studio to two-bedroom layouts. Amenities spread over several floors and include a co-working lounge, game hall with stadium seating, and event room with speakers, projector, and screen. The fourth floor is dedicated to wellness with a state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga and movement studio, indoor lap pool, and golf simulator.

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Studios from $2,672/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,152/month
2 Bedrooms from $5,054/month

(16) ARC

— At 30-02 39th Avenue
ARC Rentals in Long Island City ARC is a 10-story building at 30-02 39th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City. (Images: arclivinglic.com)
ARC has a 70-foot saltwater rooftop pool.
The building's basketball court.
The development at 30-02 39th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City, a 10-story rental dubbed ARC, offers studio to two-bedroom apartments with 9-foot ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors and expansive casement-style windows. Custom kitchens have quartz countertops and Bosch appliances, and there are Bosch washers and dryers in every residence. There is a health club with a spin room and yoga studio, private training facilities, a basketball court, a game room and a golf simulator.

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Studios from $2,996/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,526/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,152/month

(17) 22-22 Jackson Avenue

— At 22-22 Jackson Avenue
22-22 Jackson Avenue, LIC 22-22 Jackson Avenue; Triumph Property Group
22-22 Jackson Avenue amenities, roof deck Roof Deck; Triumph Property Group
22-22 Jackson Avenue amenities, pool Indoor Pool, Triumph Property Group
22-22 Jackson Avenue is Long Island City's most avant-garde residential, boasting a neo-brutalist design by Eran Chen’s ODA and a strongly sculpted exposed concrete façade. Inside is a two-story lobby with a full-time doorman, landscaped courtyard, roof deck, a fitness center, swimming pool and onside parking. Also present is bike room and storage.

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Studios from $2,312/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,139/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,600/month

(18) Halo LIC

— At 44-41 Purves Street
Halo LIC, 44-41 Purves Street Rendering of Halo LIC by Durukan Design
Halo LIC, 44-41 Purves Street, Rendering Renderings by Durukan Design
This Court Square apartment building at 44-41 Purves Street features a distinctive Neo-Industrial design by local firm Albo Liberis. Inside are 284 apartments benefitted by a lavish package of amenities that includes a gym, a roof deck, a doorman, a media room and community recreational facilities.

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Studios from $2,995/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,340/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,575/month

(19) Aurora

— At 29-11 Queens Plaza North
aurora LIC, 29-11 Queens plaza north Aurora Exterior Rendering by Handel Architects
aurora lic, 29-11 queens plaza north, interiors Amenity Space Rendering; Handel Architects
aurora, 29-11 queens plaza north, LIC rentals Living Area; Douglas Elliman
Designed by Handel Architects, this glass and concrete tower houses 132 apartments with a fine amenity package that includes a garage, a 30th floor fitness center, a double-height residents’ lounge, a roof deck, storage, and a bicycle room. The building is located atop a 160-room Marriott Courtyard Hotel which allows for all its apartments to take in fantastic city and skyline views.

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1 Bedrooms from $3,208/month
3 Bedrooms from $5,699/month

(20) The Pearson Court Square

— At 45-50 Pearson Street
The Pearson Court Square, 45-50 Pearson Street, LIC, Long Island City The Pearson Court Square; C+C Apartments Management LLC
The pearson court square, LIC Living/Dining Area; Citi Habitats
the pearson court square, 45-50 pearson street Roof Deck; Citi Habitats
For those searching for a more idyllic location in the neighborhood, Pearson Court Square offers 197 apartments on a quiet, semi-industrial street. The building’s design penned by SLCE Architects, captures the neighborhood's industrial essence and features large multi-paned windows and rich masonry façade. The building is topped by a riveting set of turbines. Amenities include a 24-hour doorman, a gym, a yoga studio, a bicycle storage room, an outdoor basketball court, limited indoor parking, a laundry room, a 10th floor roof deck, a second floor wraparound garden terrace, and a doorman.

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Studios from $2,585/month

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