Developers for the RKO Keith’s Theatre in downtown Flushing received clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration this week to build a 16-story mixed-use building around the former movie house’s landmarked lobby. Comment.
Even before the recent foreclosure crisis hit southeast Queens, predatory lenders took advantage of minority communities, according to fair-housing experts, who warned that many of those dangers still exist in the services now being offered to help distressed homeowners. Comment.
In a city auction nine years ago, a man put up hundreds of thousands of dollars for what he thought was waterfront property, but it turned out to be a parcel of land in the middle of a College Point boat yard and now the Department of Citywide Administrative Services is attempting to pawn off the parcel once again. Comment.