Contest allows architects to design a vision of the proposed greenway
A drawing of the first-place concept, “The QueensWay Steps,” submitted by Carrie Wilbert of Paris, France, which keeps the design of the current viaduct.
“Ebb and Flow,” designed by Jessica Shoemaker of Albuquerque, NM, won the student prize and featured a rendering of the QueensWay at PS 65 on 99th Street between 103rd and Liberty avenues.
Upside Down Bridge, by Hyuntek Yoon of Long Island CIty, which features a boardwalk-like inclining walkway at the former Ozone Park station, was the only local design to win. It took the honorable mention prize.
Second-place winner “Queens Billboard” by Nikolay Martynov of Switzerland, left, features latticework over 103rd Avenue, while the third-place winner, “Make it Grow” by Song Deng of Toronto, Canada, includes a public marketplace at 101st Avenue.