Archinect - News 2014-09-23T22:52:28-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/72605721/flushing-meadows-corona-park-for-now Flushing Meadows Corona Park (for now) Nam Henderson 2013-05-06T12:14:00-04:00 >2013-05-06T12:40:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1u/1u64a7h38eq57cgp.jpg" width="514" height="264" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If all the various proposals come to fruition, Major League Soccer will plunk a 35,000-seat stadium on top of the Pool of Industry; the Related Companies and Sterling Equities will jointly build a 1.4 &shy;million&ndash;square&ndash;foot shopping center on parkland turned parking lot next to Citi Field, and the National Tennis Center will creep beyond its current borders</p></em><br /><br /><p> Justin Davidson reviews the&nbsp;Bloomberg administration's recently announced plans for&nbsp;&nbsp;Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Mr. Davidson is "<em>skeptical of the new sugarplum visions</em>" which would transfer about 40 acres of public land into the hands of private capital for various "<em>goodies</em>".</p>