A site-specific video installation called "Ground Reclaimed" by Nathan Kensinger and Nate Dorr was projected onto Hunter's Point South Park.
Once known for being an epicenter of the manufacturing industry, Long Island City was rezoned as a residential neighborhood in 2001 — causing the area to undergo significant gentrification as new developments such as Hunter’s South Point were erected. Today, Long Island City is known for its stunning waterfront and thriving arts community — being home to MOMA PS1, the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Museum, and Culture Lab LIC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the development of art in Western Queens.
Join Principal architects Thomas Balsley and Michael Manfredi for a tour of their innovative designs at Hunters Point South Park!
See the latest installation of El-Space, a project from the Design Trust for Public Space and NYCDOT that is reclaiming underutilized space beneath NYC's elevated tracks.
Throughout all of its long history, Long Island City (formerly Dutch Kills) has been a transportation hub. From its days
Long Island City's Pepsi-Cola sign lights the way to Amazon. As New Yorkers debate, the issues surrounding the site and the plans are getting short shrift.
The Montauk Cutoff is a historical railroad lying abandoned at Sunnyside Yard, Long Island City. Plans are in the making to transform the area into an agricultural haven.
In Long Island City, the new Hunter's Point South Park section has opened bringing visitors to a previously inaccessible section of the waterfront with a naturalistic design.
This morning, the new NYC Ferry Astoria route launched from Hallet's Cove, making stops at Roosevelt Island, Long Island City, East 34th Street and Wall Street.
Earlier this year, Long Island City lost another one of its centenarian treasures. The old Elks Lodge was demolished following a failed effort to save it.