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[The workers of Willets Point, the post-apocalyptic-looking neighborhood of auto repair shops in Que

[The workers of Willets Point, the post-apocalyptic-looking neighborhood of auto repair shops in Queens, NY, faces a deadline today to move out or be forced out. The businesses of the 62-acre area are fighting back in the courts. Photo credit Michael Ballaban.] Read more...
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Willets Point shops to relocate

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

Willets Point is one step closer to getting a 60-plus-acre residential and retail development. A group of 40 to 60 businesses in the area near Citi Field, Queens have agreed to relocate to Hunts... To view the full story, click the ...

De Blasio in stunning about-face on Willets Point project

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

In an unusual move, the city ignored a deadline Wednesday to appeal a court ruling that blocks the $3 billion redevelopment of Willets Point, Queens. The action revealed a schism between the de... To view the full story, click the t...

Willets Point moving money

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

The city is pressing ahead with plans to redevelop Willets Points, Queens. Ninety tenants, mostly auto-repair shops, have received offers for a year's rent if they move out of the area near Citi Field by the end of November, accordi...

Willets Point auto shops settle with city, mall developers

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

A group of Queens automotive businesses who held up a huge mixed-use development in Willets Point have settled a lawsuit with the city and the project's developers, removing a sizable obstacle for... To view the full story, click th...

New York’s Iron Triangle Is About to Disappear 

Arts / Photography : Slate: Behold

Greg Brophy’s interest in New York’s disappearing neighborhoods lead him to explore Willets Point, Queens, also known as the Iron Triangle. Brophy describes the area, filled with recycling and scrap metal plants, iron foundries, gar...

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