The grant will pay for the design of the first phase of the project in Rego Park.
Queens College conducted a study to determine the best use for the abandoned rail line.
The Queensway plan calls for basketball courts, learning gardens and a recreational center.
Residents reviewed preliminary designs of a park at the abandoned railway.
The Rockaway Beach Rail Line is also being considered for the QueensWay, officials said.
Some residents said they worry the project would impinge on their safety and privacy.
Two prominent architecture firms will lead a study of the viability of the QueensWay project.
Advocates for the Queens version of the High Line are preparing for a feasibility study on the project.
Two firms are in the running to complete a feasibility study for the Queens High Line.
Toxic cleanup is planned near the site of the proposed QueensWay park.
The Trust for Public Land is looking for a company to examine the feasibility of building the QueensWay.
No Way QueensWay asks locals to oppose developing the abandoned LIRR branch.
The QueensWay project would turn 3.5 miles of abandoned rail tracks into a public park.
The Trust for Public Land completed the first phase of preserving the 115-acre camp.
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