Metal skeletons are rising from the vacant lot, but Locust Manor Estates — a residential complex of new homes and cooperatives at 171-04 Baisley Blvd. — is far from completion.
On Monday, project manager Rich Culley, milled around the construction site, which will eventually include 60 two- and three-family homes, an eight-story senior residence and a 17-story apartment building. The site is a stone’s throw from Rochdale Village, near the Long Island Rail Road corridor.
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Christopher March, who operates VIP Cuts, a barber shop on 172nd Street and 125th Avenue directly across from Locust Manor Estates, doesn’t expect it to affect his business. But he was surprised to hear about the towering apartment building. “Seventeen stories? Where are they gonna put that?” he asked.
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