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Borough President Marshall OKs Willets West
Borough President Marshall OKs Willets West
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/10/2013 at 3:26PM

Borough President Helen Marshall approved a special permit that would pave the way for a mega mall near Citi Field. Marshall gave developers Sterling Equities and Related Companies the thumbs up on July 2 to move parking for Citi Field to Willets Point. The joint venture ultimately needed the permit to construct a 1.4 million-square-foot [...]

Community Board wants more answers on Willets Point project
Community Board wants more answers on Willets Point project
Northeast Terence M. Cullen 4/18/2013 at 9:02AM

Community Board 7’s Land Use Committee told developers of Willets Point they need to return with more answers on the proposed project before the board makes a decision. Committee members particularly want more information about parking, traffic flow and transplanting the plethora of small business owners within the Iron Triangle. Chuck Apelian, first vice chair [...]

Approved Willets Point plan to go through rigorous review
Approved Willets Point plan to go through rigorous review
Northeast Terence M. Cullen 3/19/2013 at 6:36PM

Redevelopment of Willets Point will now go through a rigorous review process after its study was approved by the Department of City Planning (DCP). The plan, approved by DCP on Monday, March 18, will first go to Community Board 7, which includes Willets Point, for an advisory vote. Borough President Helen Marshall will then get [...]

Walmart, developers deny plans of a Willets Point store
Walmart, developers deny plans of a Willets Point store
Business Terence M. Cullen 8/02/2012 at 3:35PM

Rumors of Walmart setting up shop in Willets Point were quickly put to an end, after reports that the megastore was in talks with the developers about anchoring a store at Willets West. The Queens Development Group, a joint venture between Related Companies and Sterling Equities, said in a statement that there has been no [...]

Willets West will ‘commemorate’ Shea
Willets West will ‘commemorate’ Shea
Sports Terence M. Cullen 7/19/2012 at 1:01PM

To the left of Citi Field’s main entrance is a parking lot where Shea Stadium once stood. In this parking lot, amid the white lines that now outline parking spaces, are four bronze plaques that mark the bases that made Shea’s diamond. A first base where Keith Hernandez and Ed Kranepool stood; second where Wally [...]