City moves forward with Sunnyside Yards development plans

EDC announced 26-member steering committee to lead development

TRD New York /
May.May 04, 2018 09:40 AM

Sunnyside Yards (Credit: NYCEDC)

The city is continuing to move forward with its plans to develop Sunnyside Yards in Queens.

The Economic Development Corporation announced on Wednesday that they had formed a steering committee with 26 members to lead development of a blueprint for the site, according to the New York Post.

Officials hope to establish a mix of housing, affordable housing, schools, parks and open spaces over the rail yards.

Architect Vishaan Chakrabarti will reportedly lead the development team working on a master plan for the 180-acre site, located between Long Island City and Sunnyside. Most decisions on this plan will not be released until after 2021. [NYP]Eddie Small


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