Construction begins on pedestrian island on 44th Drive

The Department of Transportation began construction on a pedestrian island on 44th Drive leading into Jackson Avenue earlier this month, as seen in the photo below. Construction crews are in the process of installing the island after a request from the Long Island City Partnership to improve pedestrian safety around Long Island City.1 Significant pedestrian improvements […]
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Citi Bike station arrives in Court Square on 44th Drive

Court Square received its first Citi Bike station on Thursday morning. The station is located on 44th Drive by Jackson Avenue, and is part of Citi Bike’s expansion into Brooklyn and Queens. The first Citi Bike was installed in the waterfront district earlier this month at Center Boulevard between Borden Avenue and 54th Avenue.1 According to the […]
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Demolition permit filed for 21-30 44th Drive

We were walking by 21-30 44th Drive last week when we saw abatement signs dated Dec. 29, 2014 for the building. When we last checked in on the site back in October, we noted that there weren’t any permits filed for the site,1 but that’s changed since then, as a demolition and scaffolding permit have been filed.2 The […]
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