Concave tower to hug Long Island City’s historic Clock Tower

From Curbed:

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Queens Plaza Park, rendering courtesy the Durst Organization

“A new rendering has surfaced for the massive residential tower taking shape at 29-37 41st Avenue, adjacent Long Island City’s historic Clock Tower, revealing what the Handel Architects-designed rental, dubbed Queens Plaza Park, is bringing to the landscape.

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Long Island City Clock Tower, via Google Maps

Building amenities are slated to include a 20,000-square-foot fitness center, a resident’s library, coworking space, a children’s playroom, and an outdoor pool. Additionally, as part of the development, the Clock Tower building will be repurposed into commercial and retail space, designed by architect Morrell Smith.

Once the building tops out at 63 stories, it’ll hold the title for the tallest residential building in Queens…”

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