The Long Island City waterfront has just received a much needed facelift.
NYC Economic Development Corporation
Local officials, community groups and residents gathered to break ground on the restoration and improvement of the Queensbridge Park Seawall last week. Along with reconstructing the seawall, the $6.65 million project will include a six-foot wide waterfront promenade with benches and plants as well as a small pier at the north end. “The much-anticipated repair [...]
A proposed casino for Willets Point, rejected by the city months ago, will not be an option moving forward, officials said. The casino, along with a hotel and entertainment center, would have gone over what is currently a parking lot, according to plans provided by NYC Park Advocates. Instead, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last June [...]