Marykate Zukiewicz, from City Councilmember Eric Gioia's office, told the meeting she had been talking to a Department of Buildings official about a few construction sites in Dutch Kills, being concerned about some of the things reportedly going on at them. At 38-30 28th St., for instance, work was being done well below ground and at night. The DOB official told her that the department was dealing with the developer about the excavation, but would not disclose details.
And what kind of follow up did the Doorman do?
Hotels Draw Complaints From Dutch Kills Residents
[Megan] Friedman told [John] Young, Penny Lee and Joy Chen, also of City Planning, that there were nine hotel construction sites in Dutch Kills at the moment, with four others that could be added to them. Friedman said that Lee was shocked that the number was so high.
...by the time the new zoning is finally in effect, Dutch Kills will be overwhelmed with one hotel after another, each of them being perhaps 10 to 16 stories tall.
Excellent. We'll be able to house a lot of homeless families there.