Last year, New York magazine, via the magic of stats wizard Nate Silver, declared Sunnyside, Queens, the third best neighboirhood in the city. The first two were obvious–Park Slope and the Lower East Side–but the choice of the (for how much longer?) working-class neighborhood just off the 7 train was a bit of Read More
The Biggest Boro
Will Hunter’s Point South be a new paradigm for public housing or just another blase bunch of apartment buildings?
That became a bit clearer with a report in The Journal that narrows the field for one of the largest affordable housing projects in a generation. The city has shortlisted three teams to develop the Read More
It’s been a banner week for the city’s biggest borough. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a new historic district in Ridgewood covering 210 buildings, with four individual landmarks nominated across Queens as well, from a church in Flushing to a bank in Jamaica.
The following day, the City Council approved the biggest rezoning in Read More