Gallery: Queens Plaza to Be Transformed into a Vibrant Green Oasis in L...

A long-time industrial zone, the neighborhood has just recently started to transition into a destination and coveted residential area.

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  1. Charles Neslon April 18, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    I really like it when people take the urban environment and give it more of a green landscape like this. There is something magical about the great outdoors, and people in urban environments don’t often get to see that enough. That is why landscape construction is such a good idea.

    http://www.lighthouselandscape.com

  2. mpstudionyc June 28, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Marpillero Pollak Architects, Architect and Urban Designer for Queens Plaza Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements project, collaborated with WRT/Margie Ruddick Landscape on all aspects of design shown in this article (with exception of salvaged concrete areas beneath elevated), and created and/or co-created the images posted here. We are excited about the project, phase 1 of which opened to public on April 5th of this year.

  3. dml7704 April 15, 2011 at 9:31 am

    I can’t wait to see the transformation, hopefully the bridge will also be repainted MEG

  4. stevenboxall March 11, 2011 at 5:48 am

    Looks good and the sort of things which many cities need to think about, but I would be interested to learn: 1/. Is this a real project which is going to get delivered or is it a desk-top study and 2/. if a real project, how is it being funded?