Alma Realty’s long-planned residential development in Long Island City, known at one point as Alma Towers, is yawning back to life.
The developer’s plans for the project initially hit the airwaves in 2010, and at the time called for two residential towers stretching 20 stories each. Now, a new building permit has been issued for the 34-46 Vernon Boulevard site, calling for an updated job application before work can start. Previous permits for excavation work were issued last summer, but the site has been quiet since then. [more]