The new Willets Point plan includes development on both sides of Citi Field: to the east, in the area known as the iron triangle, and to the west, in a parking lot where a shopping mall is supposed to go.

Ruling Stalls City Plans for Willets Point: Key Background

Three years ago, City Limits wrote about a bit of legal minutiae that had become part of the long struggle over a Bloomberg administration scheme to redevelop Willets Point in Queens. On Thursday, a state appeals court ruling about that very language threw a significant roadblack in the city's plans.