ULI Case Studies – Arverne by the Sea

The only way to reach the Far Rockaway area of the New York City borough of Queens after Hurricane Sandy made landfall was by bicycle. The crystal blue sky and bright, warm sunshine belied the unprecedented destruction that had punished the area days earlier. I remember seeing a dirty stormwater line well above my head […]

YMCA of Greater NY Opens Newest Branch in Rockaway

Thousands of New Members Rush to Join Long-Awaited Neighborhood Hub New Rockaways Branch Features Largest Aquatic Center of Any of the Y’s 24 Citywide Branches Facility to Offer Swim Safety Programming Crucial for Beachfront Community The YMCA of Greater New York dedicated its newest branch, the Rockaways YMCA at Arverne by the Sea, at a […]