An anonymous group of architects is working on yet another plan to transform a stretch of abandoned train tracks in Queens into the borough’s version of The High Line, according to a South Ozone Park activist. Comments (5).
The city Board of Standards and Appeals is a city agency that hears land use requests from developers, builders and architects. Many of the cases involve variance requests which allow an applicant to develop a site by bypassing some established zoning regulations. There are conditions that must be met in order for a variance to be granted. Comment.
After a high-volume opening weekend in which 65,000 people visited Resorts World Casino New York, the company said Tuesday it plans to hire an additional 150 workers, bringing the total number of employees to 1,500 — a 76 percent increase from Resorts World’s original estimates. Comment.
Most of the green scaffolding that covered the tower of the Station Square Apartments in Forest Hills has been removed to the delight of the surrounding community of Forest Hills Gardens and Long Island Rail Road commuters. Comment.