The 8-Story Monstrosity Information
>> controversial construction site endangers family homes in Astoria, Queens! <<
The 8-Story Monstrosity
at 23-25 31st St. Astoria, Queens
"We've seen two-family homes ripped down and replaced by
eight story monstrosities." says City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr.
the latest . . .
BSA turns zoning laws into zoning suggestions!
The NY BSA has finally reached a ruling on Astoria's 8-Story Monstrosity: With little more than a wrist-slap, the BSA has permitted the local eye-sore to continue construction even though it violated building laws and has severely damaged family homes adjacent to the monstrosity
State Senator Tony Avella visited the families and homes devastated by the construction on May 13th.
See slide show for more information about the construction >>
Watch the ABC news investigative report . . .
Crumbling Homes in Astoria, Queens
ABC 7 Investigative Report
(September 26th, 2012)
See news report >>>
Peter Vallone Jr. said this too! . . .
“More and more monstrosities have been overwhelming beautiful residential neighborhoods." READ MORE >>
How did they Vote? . . .
See how your Queens Community Board 1 members voted to permit the abusive construction to continue in your neighborhood. SEE VOTE >>
What's the press saying? . . .
Neighbors Battling Medical Building Developer Over Access to Yards
(DNAinfo New York, October 4th, 2013)
Developer takes Astoria homeowners to court for not permitting workers on their properties
(Daily News, October 4h, 2013)
Medical center developers plan to take Astoria homeowners to court
(The Queens Courier, October 2nd 2013)
Astoria residents refuse to let developer on property
State Senator Tony Avella attended a rally with residents last week.
(The Queens Ledger, October 2nd, 2013)
Work could restart on Astoria med facility
Astoria residents who abut a partially constructed, eight-story medical facility wonder what to do next.
(The Queens Chronicle, June 6th, 2013)
Astoria residents say developer damaged their homes
(The Queens Courier, May 30th, 2013)
Astoria med center gets OK
“Here’s another example of when developers seem to have all the rights,” Senator Tony Avella
(Times Ledger,May 30th, 2013)
Still no vote on Astoria med. bldg.
Neighbor utilized rare DOB audit for info. resulting in stop-work order.
(The Queens Chronicle, April 25th, 2013)
Neighbors Say Construction of Medical Facility Endangers Their Homes
(DNAinfo.com New York, January 22nd, 2013)
Residents allege a conflict of interest
Architects connected with medical facility project sit on voting board.
(The Queens Chronicle, January 17th, 2013)
Astoria board backs medical building
Residents on 32nd St. claim the project has destroyed their homes.
(The Queens Chronicle, December 20th, 2012)