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4-74 48th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11109

Hunters Point, Queens West

Height: 390 ft (119 m)
Floors: 42
Construction completed 1997
Architects: Cesar Pelli & Associates and SLCE Architects

City Lights, a majestic 42 story, 522-unit co-operative, designed by the renowned architects Cesar Pelli & Associates and SLCE Architects. The building also houses the 350 seat, pre K-5 Robert F. Wagner, Jr. public school 78Q.


In front of the Citylights coop is a gantry that was used to load and unload railcars from railships onto the tracks.

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The Pepsi plant in front of the Citylights tower.






The view on the Citylights building from Manhattan.To the right is the construction site for Avalon Riverview.




The view on Citylights on 20 May 2001 from the East River.



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