NEW YORK | 22-22 Jackson Ave | 125 FT | 11 FLOORS

Continuing the discussion from NEW YORK | LIC Queens Rezoning - Queens Plaza Subdistrict:

ODA’s 5 Pointz-Hugging Box Building Moves Forward

Thursday, July 3, 2014, by Zoe Rosenberg

[Photos via Field Condition.]

Things are happening at ODA Architecture’s 5 Pointz-kissing site at 22-22 Jackson Avenue. It looks like the firm is testing out one of the components that will eventually enclose the 182-apartment mixed-use building. Field Condition reports that beyond the single present component, construction is in the early foundation work stages. When complete, the development will also have 5,732-square-feet of retail. The building is expected in 2016.

[Photos via Field Condition.]

[Rendering via ODA Architecture]

Construction Check In at 22-22 Jackson Avenue

08/25/14 3:00pm

New Look: 22-22 Jackson Avenue


22-22 Jackson Avenue, rendering by ODA

One of the most exciting projects in Long Island City is 22-22 Jackson Avenue, an ODA-designed building across the street from the 5Pointz redevelopment and MoMA PS1. At 22-22 Jackson, the architectural practice led by Eran Chen has designed one of his boxiest projects to date. It features 11 stories dominated by a hard and industrial-style cast concrete façade, distinguished by balcony-forming cubes, which cantilever out from the face.

The rendering that has been most publicized is the view from the northeast along Jackson Avenue. But on ODA’s website, YIMBY spotted another perspective from the southwest, providing a new view of the project, which is now under construction.

From that angle, we can see what the interior of the 168,000-square foot building and its lot line face will look like, and it will feature a more traditional façade, lacking protruding boxes.

22-22 Jackson Avenue, rendering by ODA

The lot line wall will likely be temporary, as the land next door will eventually be developed, though the property hasn’t changed hands since the area was rezoned. Despite its blankness, it still has an interesting shape, featuring a windowed crevice that runs down the middle of the structure.

Jeffrey Gershon is the developer, and completion is slated for next fall. While the innovative design would suggest condos, 22-22 Jackson Avenue will, in fact, be rentals.

Construction Update: 22-22 Jackson Avenue


22-22 Jackson Avenue, image from ODA

The ODA-designed 22-22 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City’s Court Square neighborhood is quickly gaining momentum, and new photos of progress posted to the architect’s Facebook page show that concrete is now being poured for the fifth floor. The building will soon stand 11 stories tall, and it will have 182 rental units.

22-22 Jackson Avenue, image from ODA

Ground floor retail measuring 5,732 square feet will round out the project, and apartments will average just under 900 square feet each.

The photos also show how rapidly the surrounding neighborhood will soon change. A wave of construction is finally moving forward across all of Court Square, and just within a few blocks, thousands of units are in the pipeline.

22-22 Jackson Avenue and remnants of 5Pointz at right, image from ODA

ODA’s addition to Court Square will provide a much-needed dose of attractive contemporary design, blending Eran Chen’s signature boxy style with a concrete facade. The developer is Jeffrey Gershon, and completion is expected in 2016.

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22-22 Jackson Avenue

This newly built rental building in Long Island City is designed with seemingly mystifying physics, sleek glass, and an abstract grid of concrete. The building’s unique look is recognizable by its veiled main entrance, which leads to a network of clean stone containing modern luxury apartments.

Comprising of an exposed concrete exterior, the south and west facades of 22-22 Jackson contrasts the north and east divisions with an unbroken plane of stone. MoMa PS1, Long Island City’s premier modern art institution, is right across the block. In addition, Silvercup Studios, known for being New York’s biggest television production studio, is within walking distance.

A public lounge, library, gym, indoor pool and a roof deck topped with a landscaped courtyard are available to all residents. Starting at
$2,250 per month

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Credit: Triumph Properties


Great updates.

22-12 will sit in the foreground/right next to this one. Both designed by ODA.

These midrises are a bulk of the population gains for the city. Lots of them. Just the other day I was driving through Sheepshead Bay and there are some little gems rising. Mid rises can be tricky to find as they are not so widely advertised liked a 500 ft tower would be for example. The mid rises do outnumber the towers in LIC, and its block by block there.

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This one turned out pretty good. It is the LIC version of the Spitzer S williamsburg towers, although those will turn out even better.