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Kew Gardens synagogue is hoping for a new home

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Citing a growing membership rate and the need for more space, a Kew Gardens Jewish congregation is hoping to build a new home for itself on Metropolitan Avenue where a single-family house now stands.

The abandoned house at 122-31 Metropolitan Ave. in Kew Gardens is the corner house among a row of frame and brick houses, storefronts and industrial buildings.

The Congregation Adas Yeveim of Kew Gardens, which now owns the property, is planning to demolish the house and build a two-story synagogue and basement in which it plans to accommodate 200 people for Sabbath services, according to plans filed with the city Department of Buildings.

The application says the congregation

Posted 7:02 pm, October 10, 2011
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