Mega Convention Center Proposed for Queens, New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed building a 3.8 million-square-foot convention center in Queens and redeveloping the valuable midtown-Manhattan riverfront site of the 850,000-square-foot Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

If built, New York International Convention and Exhibition Center would become the largest convention center in the United States. By comparison, McCormick Place has 2.7 million square feet of meeting

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