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Rooftop Tennis and Squash Club Opens in LIC

Posted01/May/2008 15:20:00

Last week, 80,000 s/f City View Racket Club opened atop the Swingline Stapler building in Long Island City, NYSun reports [1].

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The facility [2], which took two years and $12 million to build, offers seven Har-Tru tennis courts, three singles squash courts and one doubles hardball courts.

The Swingline Stapler is a 1930's-era building which was vacated by the stapler manufacturer in 1998 [3].

Sources and Links

  1. Long Island City Gains a Rooftop Racquet Club (NY Sun)
  2. cityviewracquet.com
  3. POSTINGS: A Contract for Swingline Stapler Buildings; A Buyer Is Set For Queens Site (NY Times, 1998)

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