On the Sunnyside Yard, Part 1: What is Sunnyside Yard?
Over the next 18 months, the City and Amtrak are engaging in a master planning process to explore the future of Sunnyside Yard in western Queens. This is the first installment in a blog series about the yard, its history, and the master planning process itself.
The natural place to start when embarking on a years-long conversation about Sunnyside Yard is to answer the basic, yet important question: What is Sunnyside Yard?
Here are a few facts to start:
- Sunnyside Yard is an active approximately 180-acre rail yard, stretching over a mile and a half from east to west, surrounded by five distinct...