DNAinfo: Here’s how far Willets Point redevelopment projects have progressed

“A gleaming new neighborhood is set to rise from the blighted and toxic Willets Point and surrounding areas after years of controversy,” writes local reporter Katie Honan. “After a lawsuit seeking to stop the construction of a massive mall in a parking lot next to Citi Field was tossed out last week, a large-scale project to completely overhaul the area is moving forward.”


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According to Honan, thousands of units of housing, hotels, a convention center, a school and some new parkland are among the developments planned for Willets Point, Flushing and Corona, including a planned mega-mall on the old footprint of Shea Stadium and current parking lot of Citi Field >> Read more at DNAinfo New York.