The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission is set to review an $8.66 million reconstruction project for Dinosaur Playground in Riverside Park on Tuesday, November 28. Led by Stephen Whitehouse of Starr Whitehouse, this initiative aims to transform the playground situated between West 96th and West 98th Streets along Riverside Drive on Manhattan‘s Upper West Side.
Mayor Eric Adams and the New York City Economic Development Corporation have announced plans to transform the Downtown Manhattan Heliport into a facility with the capacity to support electric flight technologies. This initiative is part of a broader effort to enhance urban sustainability and reduce noise pollution in New York City.
Governor Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Eric Adams have unveiled the master plan for the Science Park and Research Campus (SPARC) Kips Bay, a new life sciences hub located on Hunter College’s Brookdale Campus at East 25th Street and First Avenue in Kips Bay. Designed to transform a city block in Manhattan, SPARC Kips Bay is expected to create over 15,000 jobs and generate an economic impact of $42 billion over 30 years.
New York City Economic Development Corporation has begun the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure for Phase 2 of the Willets Point development in Queens, a key project initiated by Mayor Eric Adams. This phase includes plans for 1,400 units of affordable housing, a new public school, 40,000 square feet of public open space, a privately financed soccer stadium, and a hotel.