Posts tagged ‘Queens West’

Expansion of Gantry Plaza State Park

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Queens West Development Corp., and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today opened a new 6-acre portion of Gantry Plaza State Park, featuring a waterfront promenade along the East River, an open lawn, new athletic field and reconstructed cove and wetlands. (more…)


July 2, 2009 at 5:19 pm Leave a comment

When Home Is More Like a Cruise Ship

Lyle Pinder and Rachel Hoskins took their first tentative salsa steps not far from their apartment on the windswept, once-industrial riverbank of Long Island City, Queens.  (more…)

November 15, 2008 at 5:26 pm Leave a comment

Queens West Project Rolls Along

The Queens West development project, a massive undertaking that will transform Hunters Point from an industrial graveyard to chic waterfront neighborhood, continues to make steady progress towards its eventual completion. (more…)

February 26, 2008 at 10:19 pm Leave a comment

Cleanup To Continue At Former PepsiCo Site

The second phase of site cleanup at the former PepsiCo bottling facility in Long Island City is set to begin this spring.    The site, 9.5 acres of land along the East River, will be home to four new buildings constructed by Rockrose Development Corp. Rockrose has already erected three buildings — one pending completion — on the adjacent lot. (more…)

February 26, 2008 at 10:15 pm Leave a comment

Going Coastal NYC

Connecting People to Coastal Resources