ARCHITECTURE August 1996
When the Catholic
Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens decided to build a public health facility
in Jamaica, New York, the objectives were rather clear: develop a modern ambulatory
facility with ample parking that would meet the needs of the community and
create an environment with a welcoming, non-institutional feel.
One of the oldest churches
in New York, the First Reformed Dutch Church in Jamaica, Queens, has a new look.
The building at 159-29 90th Ave, formerly headquarters of the Queensborough
Lung Association, has undergone a major renovation at a cost of $800-$900,000.
Tower Air, the JFK-based carrier,
began operations from its new terminal on November 17, 1993. Tower's new terminal
offers passengers retail and food services including a duty-free shop.