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Giant Citi Field Mall Moves Closer to Approval

Giant Citi Field Mall Moves Closer to Approval
Posted July 10th, 2013 @ 9:45am

(Lauren Evans) A giant mall planned for just outside the Mets' stadium might soon be more than just a Citi Field of Dreams. Queens Borough President Helen Marshall has OK'd the 1.4-million-square-foot mega-center, saying it will "allow transformation of a blighted and underutilized area into a vibrant full time retail, entertainment and residential community," the Daily News reports.

With Marshall's sign-off, the project must now be approved by the City Planning Commission, which is holding a public hearing at 22 Reade Street in Manhattan tomorrow at 9 a.m. The proposal will then go before the City Council.

Read More: Gothamist

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