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Friday, October 23 • 2:10pm - 2:20pm
The Transformation of the Astoria Waterfront

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One of the most isolated and disadvantaged neighborhoods in New York City is being transformed: the activity around the Astoria waterfront is demonstrating how community groups, developers, and government agencies can work together to create balanced development. Jay Valgora of STUDIO V describes the radical and innovative approaches being employed in five projects that will transform Astoria and the New York City waterfront. From co-generation to black water treatment, from innovative parks and playgrounds to a new water taxi network reconnecting an isolated community, big changes are coming to the Halletts Peninsula.


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avatar for Jay Valgora, AIA, AICP, LEED AP

Jay Valgora, AIA, AICP, LEED AP

Principal, STUDIO V Architecture
For Mr. Valgora, the art of architecture and design is an engaging, inclusive practice that connects culture and community with its physical environment.  He is founder and principal of STUDIO V Architecture and has over 25 years of experience in multiple disciplines including architecture, urban design, and interior design.  Mr. Valgora is a licensed architect, certified planner, and LEED accredited professional.  Prior to opening... Read More →


Friday October 23, 2015 2:10pm - 2:20pm
The TimesCenter

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