10/05/12 9:30am

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Image source: NYDN

A new library is coming to Hunters Point in LIC, and the dedication ceremony is later this morning, reports the NY Daily News. The library, designed by architect Steven Holl, is expected to cost $28 million, and will be “an environmental and architectural marvel on the East River” with amazing waterfront views. At the ceremony, local children will plant “trees of knowledge” that will grow near the site.

It’s location will be between 47th Road and 48th Avenue, right next door to Gantry Plaza State Park (GMAP). (more…)