21-01 51st Avenue

Acquired in early 2018 by the Kaufman Organization, 21-01 51st Avenue is being renovated into a loft-style office property with retail opportunity on the ground floor.

Located in Hunter’s Point, Long Island City, the Cardinal Building provides convenient onsite parking and direct access to all major transit platforms. The vibrant and fast-growing neighborhood offers restaurants, bars, cafes, venues, galleries, shopping, and waterfront parks.

Capital improvements

  • Painting of exterior facade
  • Renovation of streetscape including new lighting & parking lot
  • Complete elevator modernization
  • Replacement of windows throughout building
  • New innovative lobby design
  • Installation of telecommunications riser and meet-me room
  • Interior renovations include demolition and white-boxing of each floor, new bathrooms, internal staircase, flooring, skylight replacements, electrical distribution, and HVAC

Building Specifications

Ceiling Heights
Loading Dock:16′
Ground Floor:13’ 5”
2nd Floor:12′
3rd Floor:13’
Structure:Steel structure with brick facade
Floor load:100 lbs/ sq foot
Column spacing:17’ east to west and 20’ north to south
Windows:Aluminum Factory Style Windows with laminated insulated glass.
Ground Floor:4 – 12 tons air cooled units with gas fired heaters
2nd Floor:12 – 25 ton packaged air cooled units with gas fired heaters
3rd Floor:2 – 30 ton packaged air cooled units with gas fired heaters
Elevators:1 overhead geared traction passenger elevator serving floors 1-3 and roof with simplex automatic VVVF drive controller
Life Safety:Fully sprinklered, temporal class III fire alarm system

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