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LIC Megaproject Tramples on the Ashes of Water Taxi Beach

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All good things must come to an end, and so it goes for Long Island City's Water Taxi Beach, the sandy summertime adult playground that is being sucked into Hunters Point South, the massive development that will include apartment towers and a waterfront park. Word may have just arrived that Water Taxi Beach is dunzo, but a peek at the Hunters Point South site today shows that the sand and beachy vibes are already distant memories. As for the rest of the site, work was humming. The first phase of the megaproject is supposed to wrap up in 2014.
· Hunters Point South coverage [Curbed]