Pratt Center Research

Sustainable Community Development

Queens Triple Play: Willets West, Major League Soccer, and the National Tennis Center

Report  |  September 21, 2012

Three separate proposals impacting Flushing Meadows Corona Park are being advanced independently – but they would cumulatively transform Queens’ flagship park, and the densely-populated neighborhoods of Corona, Flushing, and Elmhurst that surround it. This Issue Brief report explores these proposals and their tremendous potential impact on low- and moderate-income communities in Queens.