The delay in start of construction of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge reconstruction project highlights a list of other major projects in west Queens that have been set back.
The city’s homeless services department has recommended that the mayor transform an abandoned factory on Cooper Avenue into a homeless shelter.
Community concern caused by a rumored homeless shelter in Glendale may have been premature. The site in question, 78-16 Cooper Avenue, “does not meet Building Code requirements for residential occupancy and, due to the age and condition and previous occupancies, could be an environmental nightmare,” Community Board 5 said in a release. Rumors began circulating [...]