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Belmont Park racetrack

The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Cosmos Pushing Hard For 25,000-Seat Stadium Near Belmont Park

The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, but will Long Island soon gain a professional soccer team? The New York Cosmos have big plans for a soccer stadium on the Queens/Nassau County border.

06/26/2013

Proposed Cosmos stadium at Belmont Park (credit: Spectorgroup / Populous / Cameron)

New York Cosmos Planning New Soccer Stadium At Belmont Park Racetrack

The proposal also includes plans for restaurants, retail space, a hotel and a park. It would be built in a corner of the Elmont property that borders New York City.

01/16/2013