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Op-ed | Building a brighter future: The promise of the Jamaica Neighborhood Plan


May. 14, 2024 By Council Member Nantasha Williams, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and Senator Leroy Comrie As the heartbeat of Queens, Jamaica holds a special place in our hearts and the hearts of its residents. It’s a vibrant community with a rich cultural tapestry, bustling streets and a unique identity. Like any urban center,…
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Community exhibit for Jamaica Neighborhood Plan showcased at Queens Central Library

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Mar. 22, 2024 By Athena Dawson Members from the mayor’s office brought the Jamaica Neighborhood Plan to life with an exhibit, at Queens Central Library on 89-11 Merrick Blvd. The plan, launched in 2023, is an onging economic development project to revitalize Jamaica.   The project’s vision is to make downtown Jamaica a desirable place for new business owners, residents and investors.  Today the exhibit, located in the library’s atrium,  featured multiple infographics highlighting  potential goals of the program. The program is an opportunity for residents to to interact with the Department of City Planning staff and make suggestions about the…
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Weigh in on $70 Million investment in Downtown Jamaica, Open house scheduled Monday


Jan. 5, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., in collaboration with the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) and other stakeholders, is hosting an open house in Jamaica Monday to provide the community with an opportunity to help shape the plans for a $70 million investment in downtown Jamaica. The open house,…
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Mayor kicks-off ‘Jamaica Neighborhood Plan’ for new jobs, housing, streetscape improvements

May. 26, 2023 By Bill Parry Mayor Eric Adams and multiple city agencies on May 26 launched a new effort for a community-led planning process to create new jobs and housing and deliver streetscape improvements in Jamaica. Overseen by the Department of City Planning (DCP), the ambitious community-driven “Jamaica Neighborhood Plan” will explore opportunities to…
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