"This is exciting news for the Dutch Kills community," said George Stamatiades, executive director of the Dutch Kills Civic Association.
Dutch Kills Reaching For The Sky
"This type of development is the best thing that could happen here. It will bring new life to the community and will help revitalize the 36th Avenue commercial strip to its former glory days," Stamatiades concluded.
Really, George? From the same issue of the same paper:
Hotel Construction Versus Housing In Dutch Kills Is Not Welcome
Illustration from Queens Gazette