An expanse of homes with a note of suburban calm, Springfield Gardens, like some other Queens neighborhoods, has also been the site of feverish development in recent years as investors have gobbled up and demolished single-family houses and replaced them with multiple-family dwellings. Many residents worry that the population increase ushered in by the larger buildings is more than the neighborhood’s infrastructure can accommodate.
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Furthermore, Progressive Southside wonders if a segment of the neighborhood isn't being gentrified:
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Here are the luxury apartment buildings being built in the area:
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