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Articles about "Long Island City New Development"

  • Hunters Point South Waterfront Park: Recreational and Resilient By Laura Schier | June 12, 2018

    A new waterfront park in Queens offers it all - sights, playgrounds, and protection from storms.

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  • New Details Released On What Will Soon Be The Tallest Residential Tower in Queens By Kristina Kennedy-Aguero | April 23, 2018

    A massive new residential building is rising in Queens, and when it's completed it will be the tallest in the neighborhood

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  • $3 Billion Mega-Project Proposed for Long Island City By Kristina Kennedy-Aguero | December 15, 2017

    A massive mixed-use development has been proposed that would completely transform Long Island City. Will it be approved?

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  • A Diamond in Development: Queens Plaza in Long Island City By Nikko Espina | March 23, 2016

    Queens Plaza of Long Island City is building and booming into the next rental real estate jewel in New York.

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  • Street of the Week: Jackson Avenue By Serena Horrigan | May 13, 2015

    1 subway stop from Manhattan, Long Island City is fast becoming one of NYC’s hottest neighborhoods, and Jackson Avenue is the epicenter of its culture and vitality.

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  • Hunters Point South Development Enters Phase Two By Bryan Gamble | January 02, 2014

    The Hunters Point South development project in Long Island City took a huge stride with the partnership of developer TF Cornerstone and the nonprofit Selfhelp Community Services for the project’s second phase. The project, massive as it is, is especially significant because it marks the Bloomberg administration’s largest albeit final housing development project. 

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  • The Hotel Boom in NYC By Peter Black | December 11, 2013

    Sexy, shiny new hotels are opening in New York City.

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  • 5Pointz Redevelopment Plans Approved By Bryan Gamble | October 22, 2013

    This October is witnessing a peculiar focus on graffiti art, partially thanks to Banksy’s New York residency, but what about New York’s home-grown graffiti icon, 5Pointz? 

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  • Tagged Out: Demolition of 5Pointz “Graffiti Mecca” Almost Certain By Tim Sheehan | August 30, 2013

    The City Planning Commission (CPC) all but sealed the fate of Long Island City’s 5Pointz when they voted unanimously to approve a zoning change that will allow the site owners to develop two residential high-rises on top of the site that is often called the world’s “graffiti Mecca.” All that stands in the way now is City Council approval.

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  • The Notorious LIC: Mo(MA PS1) Money, Less Problems By Nikki Hess | July 19, 2013

    MoMA PS1, Long Island City's famed institution for contemporary art, has been granted $3 million by way of a recent New York City council budget ruling. Thanks to this extra financial boost, the museum will have ample funds to purchase a small apartment located on the same block. This encouraging support of the museum (as well as others in the area) from the New York City government is great news for art enthusiasts, history buffs, and party animals alike, seeing as MoMA PS1 offers a little something for every type of visitor.

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