42-02 Orchard Street
Excavation Progresses for Queens' Tallest Building
Lance Franklin, Co-CEO of the general contracting firm, , has shared photos of the current progress at 42-02 Orchard Street in Long Island City, Queens.
Harnessing the expertise of sub-contractor, ECD NY, the team is carrying out drilling and excavation work for a 69-story, foot tall residential tower, which is set to become the tallest building in all of Queens.
Developed by , the tower will contain apartments. Most of these will be sold at market rate, with a select amount of units reserved for affordable housing. Tenant amenities are to include a swimming pool, a fitness center, and multiple lounge areas.
The project site encompasses an entire block, which is bound by Orchard Street, Jackson Avenue, and Queens Street. Designed by , the development will total square feet. Construction is currently estimated to take until 2026.