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See New Renderings of Massive Towers Coming Near Jamaica AirTrain Station

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska | October 12, 2016 2:11pm | Updated on October 28, 2016 11:00am
 The Crossing will include 669 apartments and retail space.
The Crossing will include 669 apartments and retail space.
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Courtesy of FXFOWLE

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story stated that the majority of apartments at the complex would be market rate, and there would also be some affordable housing units, as announced during a press conference in March 2014. BRP Companies has since said that the project has been slated to be 100 percent affordable. “While very early iterations of the project were considered for market rate housing, the fact is that 100% of the units at The Crossing at Jamaica Station will qualify as part of the city’s mixed income affordable housing program, which regulates rent based on income levels," the company said in a statement. The city's Department of Housing Preservation and Development confirmed that, under the current plan, all units in the project will be affordable.

QUEENS — Architecture company FXFOWLE has released new renderings of a massive two-tower mixed-use complex planned for the Jamaica AirTrain station area.

Courtesy of FXFOWLE

The renderings, first reported by Buzz Buzz Home, show the 730,000 square-foot complex, planned for 93-01 Sutphin Blvd., on the north side of the Long Island Rail Road and AirTrain stations.

The project, which local officials called the largest private investment in Downtown Jamaica in decades, will consist of a 26-story high-rise containing 539 apartments and a 14-story mid-rise with 130 apartments, according FXFOWLE and BRP Companies, which develops the project. The towers will feature roof terraces and a 24-hour doorman among other amenities.Courtesy of FXFOWLE

According to the BRP Companies’ website, construction of the complex, which will provide 100 percent affordable housing, will begin in early 2017 “with expected occupancy in 2019.”

In addition to the residential units, the space will also include 35,000 square-foot of retail space, a community facility and 187 parking spaces.

Courtesy of FXFOWLE

The complex is one of several new developments planned for downtown Jamaica, including a $35 million hotel with 210 rooms on the other side of the AirTrain station.