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Posted on October 1st, 2007 by Digital Advertising Solutions

The Plan for Long Island City & Queens Plaza 11101: A Framework for Development sets forth a vision for Long Island City--to be implemented through zoning changes and capital investments in mass transit, streets and parks--to guide new industrial, residential and commercial development in the area well into the 21st century. This vision includes: Queens Boro Plaza North and Queensboro Plaza South. New York City Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert C. Lieber announced $76.4 million in... ( Read More ) 

  • Queensborough Plaza, Long Island City commercial
  • Residential and Retail Development.
  • 24-hour pedestrian-oriented Central Business District
  • The Long Island City Arts Project
  • 10 minutes or less to Mid-town Manhattan - Times Square
  • 10 Minutes to Central Park
  • Hotels near Manhattan
  • Waterfront Views of Manhattan
  • An enriched mix of residential, commercial and industrial activity
  • New, moderate-density housing and retail businesses
  • A busy industrial center--the city's largest industrial neighborhood
  • New public parks and economically integrated housing
  • Thriving artist community
  • Citibank tower at Court Square
  • Redevelopment of the waterfront for housing, retail, parks
  • East River, Queens Bridge Park
  • The Citibank Building
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Queensboro Plaza is featured in a defining moment in the film Beneath the Planet of the Apes. The protagonist astronaut ("Brent") has been sent into the far future. He unknowingly enters the ruins of a subterranean subway station; upon seeing the words "Queensboro Plaza" in...   Read More

Silvercup Studio's the old Bread Factory.

Queens Borough Plaza

To accommodate all the people who would pour in from Manhattan, a byway called Jane Street was widened by 90 feet to become Bridge Plaza North and South (today's Queens Plaza North and South). Dividing the inbound and outbound traffic lanes was a series of grass-covered squares, separated by cross streets. Inside each square, landscapers used flowers and shrubs to create horticultural sculptures, including a 75-foot crescent with a Japanese cherry tree at its center.

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Over the past decade, the striking, graffiti-covered 5 Pointz warehouse has attracted several hip-hop and R&B stars, including Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Kaz, Mobb Deep, Rahzel, DJ JS-1, Boot Camp Clik, Joan Jett, and Joss Stone.[6][1] One of the first graffiti there was a portrait of Jam Master J, an important member of the early hip hop musical style.       Read Full Story

    

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