What makes Long Island City awesome, dear readers, is not that architects merely draw up plans for turning neighborhood auto shops into bakeries sporting facades lined with wooden rolling pins, but that in Long Island City, these plans are actually possible. Blog liQcity reports that the Getty-to-baked-goods conversion at 11th Street and 47th Avenue in Hunters Point is now underway. The lot has been cleared of its parking tenants and "the space is being prepped for its renovation." Are Vespa-shaped sugar cookies far behind?
· Getty Gas station begins transforming into ‘adaptive reuse bakery’ [liQcity]
· Only in LIC: Gas Station-into-Bakery Transformation! [Curbed]