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Long Island City Parking Lot Now A Park

Wednesday, April 04, 2012 - 01:09 PM

The New Dutch Kills Green Park (Sharyn Jackson/WNYC photo)

Once it was a commuter parking lot, now it's a park. With a new name: Dutch Kills Green. The Long Island City (Queens) park replaces the old JFK commuter parking lot. A city press release describes the park as having "new crosswalks, sidewalks, countdown pedestrian signals, improved lighting, 489 new trees, an off-street bikeway, and a separate pedestrian walkway. "

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Comments [1]

TF Cornerstone

We are happy to hear that a Long Island City parking lot has been turned into a park. Dutch Kills Green sounds like a great addition.

Apr. 05 2012 04:02 PM

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