At top: The now-vacant land that will make up the majority of the project, stretches from Beach 73 Street, all the way to Beach 35 Street. The eastern section of the land will be used for a park and recreational facilities. At left: Les Lerner, a partner at Benjamin-Beechwood, the development consortium that is building the entire project, talks about the future. By next year, he said, the community center on Beach 73 Street would be started and the first condominiums, nearby PS 183, will be completed and ready for occupancy. At bottom: The group from Arverne By The Sea is joined by elected officials and local residents.