Respecting the past, Building the future


Permits have been filed for a seven-story, 29-unit apartment building at 11-16 Main Ave. Currently, the one-story building sits on a block with mostly low-rise industrial buildings, many of which are adorned with art as part of the Welling Court Mural Project.

Also, the developer is addresses 2 great neighborhood needs: Commercial Retail availability and Parking Spots.

The developer, AKI Development, is planning a 20,648-square-foot building with 19,237 square feet for residential space and 1,411 square feet for commercial space. There will also be 72 parking spaces.

The building is served by the 30th Avenue and Astoria Boulevard N/W train stations and the Astoria ferry.

Photo via Google Maps

Mr. Khuzami has been a member of Community Board 1 in Astoria, NY for the last 20 years. He sits on the Zoning and parks Committees and is on the Executive Board. Previously, he served as Parks and Culture chair of Community Board 1 for eleven years and also chaired Capital and Expense priority Committee. He is a member of the Queens General Assembly and had been a panelist for grant submissions for the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA). Richard also is an officer of The Eastern Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance (EMBCA) and President of OANA.

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