The 39,579-square-foot hotel at 37-11 23rd Street is on track to join northern Long Island City’s mushrooming crop of lodgings. Construction permits categorize the 93-unit property as a “transient hotel,” a term generally used to describe shelters. The 11-story building towers over the industrial northwest corner of Long Island City.
The project is designed by MS Savani Architect, PC, which specializes in Queens-area hotels. New Generation Development LLC is listed as the owner, with Sunny Builders NY Corp attached as the general contractor.
The building occupies 48 percent of the 6,883-square-foot, mid-block lot located on the east side of the street, leaving space for front and rear yards. The on-site rendering shows a landscaped plaza along the street, though part of it