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.
Renderings will be discussed during community workshops next week.
Plans to convert an abandoned train track into a Queens version of the High Line can be viewed in March.
A local music teacher has worked for nearly a decade to make a Queens version of the High Line.
An online forum is among the social media tools to get public input for the QueensWay.
Locals’ opinions will be taken into consideration for the final design.
The rail line is also being considered to become the Queensway, Queens' version of the High Line.
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.
The QueensWay project would turn 3.5 miles of abandoned rail tracks into a public park.
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