The shacks were under 24-hour guard while they sat on Beach 104th Street.
The body of Patricia Shea was found in Prospect Park more than 30 years ago.
The project began Monday with the removal of some of the concrete pilings.
Two friends have launched "The End of the A" to sell jewelry, clothing and other accessories.
The mural was painted on barriers that separate the road from a new pathway for walkers and cyclists.
A new weekend bus service will ferry beachgoers from Williamsburg to Rockaway Beach this summer.
Martin Romero, 43, was found stuck beneath a van on Shore Front Parkway in Rockaway Park, police said.
Get Our Daily New York City Newsletter
Thank you for signing up!
Would you like to sign up for additional newsletters?
Thank you for signing up for additional newsletters.