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October 18, 2013

Media Advisory: NYC HPD, L+M Development Partners, The Bluestone Organization, Triangle Equities, AIANY and Enterprise Community Partners Announce Winner of FAR ROC Design Competition for Resilient and Sustainable Development in the Rockaways

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), L+M Development Partners, The Bluestone Organization, Triangle Equities, American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY) and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) will announce the winner of the two-phase “For a Resilient Rockaway” (FAR ROC) design competition at the Arverne East site in the Rockaways. The two-phase FAR ROC competition asked applicants to use the 80+ acre Arverne East site in the Rockaways as a template to identify and explore best practices in resilient waterfront development for the 21st century and beyond.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
12:00 pm

Beach 35th Street & Spray View Ave.
Far Rockaway, NY

Winning design team
HPD Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas
Rick Bell, Executive Director, AIA New York Chapter
Ron Moelis, Chairman and CEO, L+M Development Partners
Shola Olatoye, Vice President and New York Market Leader, Enterprise Community Partners
Steve Bluestone, Partner, The Bluestone Organization

AIANY – Camila Schaulsohn 212-358-6114
Enterprise – Stephanie Ramirez 212-784-5704
HPD – Eric Bederman 212-863-5176
L+M – Keren Ritchie 212-784-5713
Bluestone – Steve Bluestone 347-572-6306

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