What will the future bring to Sunnyside Yard?

If ideas begin at the drawing board, the tables in the cafeteria at P.S. 166 on 35th Avenue in Queens are a good place to start.

NYC Economic Development Corporation and Amtrak have scheduled four community forums about possible development at Sunnyside Yard.

The second public session was Tuesday evening in Astoria, Queens.

The 180 acres that run along the border of Long Island City and Sunnyside are the size of about 136 football fields.

Neighbors, business owners, community leaders and industry representatives participate in the brain-storming sessions. This is the midway point for an 18-month long master planning process.

Get information about future meetings and the project on the Sunnyside Yard website.

Amtrak, MTA and NJ Transit use the facilities, which have been around since the early 1900s. There have been ideas for decades about building over the tracks.

” With Amtrak and MTA…

Original published: 2019-03-26 23:56:44 Read the full New York City News here

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