Placemaking and Community
Photo credit: 7 Train Murals
LIC Arts Connection is a multiyear
effort centered on community
engagement through art installations
throughout the greater LIC area.
Opening up the Public Realm seeks to
open underutilized land for public use and
LIC Compass will combine physical street
markers and smart technology to assist
pedestrians in both wayfinding and
We are working in the industrial area to the
east of Sunnyside Yard to improve streetscape
conditions and infrastructure to revitalize the
district and create a vibrant public realm.
We are working with local
stakeholders to highlight the need for
more schools across LIC.
The LIC BID has added hanging
flower baskets along our key
We are working with a Retail
Committee of property owners
and brokers who are committed
to growing LIC’s retail landscape
and to launching an enhanced
retail marketing effort with existing
retailers to increase activity.