North East Flushing Civic Association

Whitestone eyesore cleaned up
News Alexa Altman 2/17/2012 at 3:01PM

While the abandoned property located at 24-19 Francis Lewis Boulevard still has a long way to go, the land formerly regarded as an “eyesore” has gotten a little less hard to look at. After sitting idle for over a decade, the plot, which had become a dumping ground for garbage and out-of-service construction equipment, has [...]

Whitestone property a blight
News Alexa Altman 1/18/2012 at 9:20AM

Annoyed at the eyesore, local officials are finally addressing an abandoned Whitestone property – located at 24-19 Francis Lewis Boulevard – in the hopes of rousing the city’s Department of Finances (DOF) into taking action. Senator Tony Avella and the North East Flushing Civic Association want to convert the dumping ground into a contributing entity [...]