Hallets Point

City Council OKs Hallets Point development
City Council OKs Hallets Point development
West Angy Altamirano 10/09/2013 at 4:20PM

The development that would bring thousands of residential apartments, retail space and parkland to the Astoria waterfront at Hallets Point has gotten the final thumbs up. The City Council voted on Wednesday, October 9 to approve the plan presented by Lincoln Equities Group, the company behind the estimated $1 billion complex called the Hallets Point [...]

City Planning Commission OKs Hallets Point development
City Planning Commission OKs Hallets Point development
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 8/21/2013 at 5:46PM

Thousands of residential apartments, retail space and parkland are one step closer to coming to the Astoria waterfront at Hallets Point, home to the NYCHA Astoria Houses. On Wednesday, August 21 the City Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the plan presented by Lincoln Equities Group, the company behind the estimated billion-dollar complex called the [...]

Board approves Hallets Point development
Board approves Hallets Point development
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 5/24/2013 at 12:04PM

Hallets Point, home to the NYCHA Astoria Houses on the Astoria waterfront, is one step closer to getting thousands of residential apartments, retail space and parkland. On Tuesday, Community Board 1 voted unanimously to approve the plan by Lincoln Equities Group to bring 11 buildings to the area. The developer is applying for zoning changes in [...]

Schumer pushes for expanded ferry service to Astoria
Schumer pushes for expanded ferry service to Astoria
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 4/26/2013 at 9:14AM

Senator Charles Schumer has asked the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to prioritize funding to bring the East River Ferry to Astoria, the Upper East Side and Brooklyn Bridge Park. “The East River Ferry expansion project can become a ‘Nerd Boat’ that connects our rapidly-expanding tech hubs like Dumbo and [...]

Hallets Point project to bring new life to Astoria waterfront
Hallets Point project to bring new life to Astoria waterfront
News Alexa Altman 7/11/2012 at 10:00AM

A deserted, seven-acre stretch of formerly industrial Astoria waterfront could soon have new life, as a New Jersey development group announced plans to build seven multifamily residential towers as soon as 2013. Lincoln Equities Group, the company behind the estimated billion-dollar complex called the Hallets Point project, said the buildings will have 2,200 units as [...]

Development up throughout Queens
Development up throughout Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 7/10/2012 at 9:00AM

Temperatures are not the only thing that’s been skyrocketing this summer. Development in Queens has been booming in the borough, with announcements of major projects, the near-completion of others, and talks of even more to come. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on June 14 the long-awaited, finalized plans for a Willets Point facelift that is expected [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/09/2012 at 7:39AM

DOH to begin spraying for West Nile Virus Monday Starting Monday, the city Health Department will be spraying parts of the five boroughs to fight the West Nile virus. Helicopters will spray larvicide on marshes and other non-residential areas of Staten Island, Queens and the Bronx. Read more: [NY1] Hallets Point project could break ground as [...]

More housing coming to Astoria?
More housing coming to Astoria?
News Michael Pantelidis 1/06/2012 at 5:38PM

The proposed development of a rarely traversed section of Astoria may “point” to significant upgrades in amenities for the neighborhood. The Lincoln Equities Group, a real estate company based in New Jersey, hopes to build seven residential towers, dubbed Hallets Point, a supermarket and a waterfront park along the East River. Hallets Point, which would [...]