Browsing: demolitions


On a scale never before attempted in New York City, hundreds of Hurricane Sandy-damaged homes in Brooklyn and Queens are set for bulldozing, including homes in Gerritsen Beach, according to a report by The New York Times. The homes slated for destruction, numbering close to 200, were deemed a danger to public safety due to…


Defying the never-ending rumor that an IHOP is destined for the Sheepshead Bay area, the former site of Chinar, a.k.a. the former site of Jahn’s, a.k.a. the former site of The Flame… is now the present site of a parking lot for Key Food customers. Key Food shoppers, count your blessings.

Real Estate

The former site of Chinar at 3110 Avenue U, which once also housed Jahn’s Ice Cream and The Flame, was torn down this week. Chinar vacated the site in mid-2010, when they moved to a new location at 2775 Coney Island Avenue. It has been empty since then. There are no plans listed on the Department…