Gallery: Governor Cuomo Proposes Abandoning NYC’s Javits Convention Cen...

Despite a $500 million renovation, the Jacob Javits Convention Center could be nearing its end of days. In his State of the State address, Governor Cuomo proposed demolishing the massive center on the west side, which is currently undergoing a much needed upgrade, which would greatly improve the complex’s carbon footprint by installing energy saving green design features. Cuomo called to completely abandon the property, and instead build a new convention center in Queens that would be designed by Arquitectonica and include a casino.

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