The printing company ARES, on June 1, filed a permit application for a $1.4 million change in use of a 63,455-square-foot industrial building at 31-22 College Point Boulevard in Queens. ARES was founded in Queens in 1979.
The plans call for no change in size but a change in use of the 43-foot tall, 2-story building.
The project is described in the filings as: filed herewith alt 1 change of use for NYPD tow pound offices on 1st floor, and for NYPD parking spaces and towed vehicle storage parking spaces in OSP. The initial cost as reported in the DOB filing for the work described in this permit application is $1,418,000.
Building plans show that the project will remove retail stores and a staging area located on the ground floor and convert the area to NYPD two pound offices. ARES acquired the property from the city in 2004 for $856,000.
The architect for the project will be Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects, DPC.
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