A view of the New York skyline from Hunter's Point South in Long Island City, New York

 


 

Hunter's Point South Park Opening Ceremony

Posted on 8/29/2014 by New Yorker

On Wednesday, August 28 2013, New York City officials gathered at the Long Island City waterfront in Queens, New York to jointly unveil the new Hunter’s Point South Park. Mayor Bloomberg ceremoniously cut the red ribbon to officially open the park and address to the attendees. In his remarks he outlined his vision for the development of the Hunter's Point South neighborhood and the projects currently underway.

Among others, the Mayor was joined at the ceremony by Parks and Recreation Commissioner Veronica M. White, New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, State Senator Michael Gianaris and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer. Also present to celebrate the grand opening were representatives from the community board and the architects and engineers who spearheaded the construction of the park.

HuntersPointSouth.com

HuntersPointSouth.com is a free resource designed to provide visitors with information about the new and exciting Hunter's Point neighborhood in Long Island City New York, including the Hunter's Point South Development, Hunter's Point Parks, including both Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunters Point South Waterfront Park, the surrounding areas, events, and the incredible views of the Manhattan skyline. The website serves as a complete guide to the Hunter's Point community for New Yorkers and tourists alike.

Please note that HuntersPointSouth.com is not officially linked to the City of New York Parks and Recreation.