Proposed Court Square resi development could become hotel

New permit application calls for a 108-room hotel on the site

27-07 43rd Avenue in Court Square, Long Island City
27-07 43rd Avenue in Court Square, Long Island City

A Gene Kaufman-designed nine-story residential project in Long Island City might undergo changes.

While a permit application to construct the new building had been filed and excavation had started at 27-07 43rd Avenue in the quickly developing Court Square neighborhood, new filings are now up, this time for a hotel project, according to New York YIMBY.

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The new permit application calls for 108 hotel rooms across 50,000 square feet of commercial space. The building will still be nine floors. Flushing-based firm Michael Kang Architect filed the new application.

According to YIMBY, the site’s new developer — Prakash Patel, under the moniker 27-07 43rd Ave. LLC — told the website that a hotel could rise at the location but that no final decision had been made. [NY YIMBY] — Claire Moses