Lowery Plaza, a proposed public plaza underneath the 40th Street subway station in Sunnyside, will open up tomorrow. Sunnyside Post spotted workers in the space removing an artist commission previously on display there. Next up is a power washing job, then finally setting up planters, tables and chairs. The Lowery Plaza will look much like […]
Getty Petroleum, one of the companies held responsible for polluting the Newtown Creek waterway, agreed yesterday to fork over $16,000,000 for its cleanup. Getty, who filed for bankruptcy in 2011, is one among many who dumped around 30,000,000 gallons of toxic waste in the creek over the years. The EPA declared Newtown Creek a Superfund […]
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Here’s a cool video of the artist Borbay painting a commissioned piece of the Pepsi Cola sign along the Long Island City waterfront. At his website, he goes through the entire process with details and photos, and the final product is impressive indeed. Thanks to Curbed, who first posted the video.
The demolition saga goes on at the former 5Pointz warehouse. The Court Square Blog spotted scaffolding up around the buildings on Jackson Avenue, which means those structures are soon to go. Demolition began in the rear and the middle of the site — work mostly wrapped there earlier this month. It looks like the actual […]