Permitted “essential” projects — including hotels, a Queens Target and apartment renovations — go on despite Gov. Cuomo’s March order to limit work.
After two years of community pushback, the Board of Standards and Appeals approved plans for an Elmhurst store that intends to be a cellar dweller.
The retailer’s plans for Elmhurst and Astoria stores are met by protests and litigation amid concerns about non-union labor and neighborhood upheaval.
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