Former Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff is trying to bring the Olympic Games to New York City. Again.
But this time, his eyes are on Sunnyside, Queens.
Doctoroff wants to put a deck over the rail yards and build an Olympic stadium there. His plan also includes thousands of housing units for the athletes, as well as a convention center. He first had the idea to bring the Olympics to the city in the 1990s, and attempted to draw the 2012 summer games to the Big Apple, proposing the site now known as Hudson Yards. [more]