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Flood-resistant buildings to be installed on Rockaway Beach
Flood-resistant buildings to be installed on Rockaway Beach
South Cristabelle Tumola 3/28/2013 at 9:07AM

This summer it will be safe to go back in the water. Improved beachfront structures that adhere to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) new flood elevation standards will be installed at Rockaway Beach by Memorial Day weekend, according to the New York City Parks Department. These modern-looking lifeguard stands, comfort stations and offices will [...]

Elmhurst, East Elmhurst libraries to become ‘destinations’
Elmhurst, East Elmhurst libraries to become ‘destinations’
News Billy Rennison 8/03/2012 at 8:23AM

The Queens Library has turned the page on an era of basic brick buildings, beginning a new chapter of attractive edifices acting as neighborhood landmarks. During the fiscal crisis of the 1970s many libraries were “cinder block and institutional and really not aesthetically pleasing or a welcoming community space to be in,” said Joanne King, [...]