Gallery: New Sustainable Development Plan for Western Queens Waterfront...

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With the development of high-profile waterfront projects like Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Hudson River Park, it can be easy to forget that all of NYC’s boroughs, not just Brooklyn and Manhattan, have under-used stretches of waterfront land. More often than not, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx are left out of the conversation about waterfront development. But next week, Green Shores NYC and the Trust for Public Land will unveil the “Waterfront Vision Plan for Astoria and Long Island City,” a new strategy that emphasizes creating a beautiful, sustainable waterfront in Western Queens from Bowery Bay to Newtown Creek.

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