Innovative New Proposal by Bjarke Ingels Group Excites Residents at BQE Town Hall

By Craig Hubert | April 4th 2019

At the opening of Wednesday night’s town hall meeting regarding the planned reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, Hilary Jager of the organization A Better Way NYC laid out the community’s main objectives. 

“We’ve been urging the city to ask a different question: not how would you rebuild the Moses-era highway, but what should we rebuild?” she said.

The anticipated proposal was from Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). Elements of the proposal are similar to another that was put forth by Mark Baker in his “Tri-Line Plan,” which was released late last year. “If the same idea develops in two different places at once, you know there’s something to it,” Siegel (BIG) said.

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