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LPC To Review Proposal For Riverside Park Dinosaur Playground Reconstruction on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

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.

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Master Plan Revealed for SPARC Life Science and Public Health Innovation Hub in Kips Bay, Manhattan

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.

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Willets Point Development Enters Next Phase with Emphasis on Affordable Housing

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.

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Civic Hall at Union Square Celebrates Grand Opening at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square, Manhattan

City officials and agencies gathered to celebrate the opening of Civic Hall at Union Square, a new tech and digital training hub within Zero Irving at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square. The ceremony was attended by New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) president and CEO Andrew Kimball, and The Fedcap Group, inaugurating the facility positioned to enhance New York City’s technology sector by providing skill-building and educational opportunities to diverse and underserved communities.

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