Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

Real Estate

Renderings Revealed for Jeff Gershon’s New Building

Jeff Gershon rendering

Renderings have been revealed for Jeff Gershon’s new residential development at the 5Pointz area in Queens. They make the drab gray building look more like a prison more than an apartment building.

An 11 story, 168, 000 square foot building will go up at 22-22 Jackson Avenue, across the street from the Wolkoff’s new 5Pointz development. Designed by ODA Architecture, it will feature a boxy industrial style cast concrete façade, with cubes that form balconies which cantilever out from its face.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.

There will, be 182 residential units, bike storage, a library, pool, gym and rooftop space.

Construction began this past spring and is expected to be completed by the fall of 2015. It will, however, be dwarfed by the new 41 and 47 condominium towers that Wolkoff intends to build next door in what was once an haven for artists.

Gershon paid $16.5 million for the site.

Development of the area has been controversial since it was first approved in 2013.

5 Pointz: The Institute of Higher Burnin’ or the 5Pointz Aerosol Art Center, Inc. was an American outdoor art exhibit space in Long Island City in Queens, New York, considered to be the world’s premiere “graffiti mecca”, where aerosol artists from around the globe painted colorful pieces on the walls of a 200, 000-square-foot factory building.



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.