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Hunter’s Point – Great waterfront location in LIC for viewing the New York skyline

Posted on 10/4/2013 by Big Apple Writer  

Hunter’s Point in Long Island City Queens is a fast growing neighborhood in New York City. It is located on the Western side of the Queens waterfront just a stone’s throw away from Manhattan.

The main business distract of Hunter’s Point is Court Square. The main buidling in the busness district is one Court Square also know as the Citgroup main residential area in Hunter’s Point is the waterfront where some ten skyscrapers with floor to ceiling windows have arisen from the industrial brownfield that once existed. In addtion seven more high-rises are planned on the southern end of the waterfront in a new development called Hunter’s Point South. 

The waterfront at Hunter’s Point is also home to two gorgeously designesd parks, Hunter’s Point South Park and Gantry Plaza State Park.  The parks are built to provide visitors with amazing views of the New York skyline and include piers, esplanades, an urban bech and a Ferry terminal that wisks commuters to and from Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Hunetr’s Point is also home to a historic district on 45th Avenue between 21st and 23st strreet.  This strip is lined by beautiful million dollar brownstone houses.

In addition to above Hunter’s Point boasts the Graffiti Mecca of the world in the form of a building called 5 Pointz, and the MOMA PS1 museum which is a branch of the MOMA in Manhattan.

GantryPark.com is a free resource designed to provide visitors  with information about Gantry Park and its views of the New York skyline.
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