Saturday, December 6, 2008

Schleicher Mansion calendared by LPC

City Councilman Tony Avella (D−Bayside) said the Landmarks Preservation Commission has agreed to bring College Point’s Schleicher’s Mansion up for a vote in the coming months, but the residents of the house still remain out in the cold.

Avella said the city agency’s decision to vote on whether or not to landmark the exterior of the building, built in 1851, is a victory for the community and the tenants since it precludes the house’s owner from demolishing the structure or selling it to a developer who would do the same.

Avella said while the LPC calendaring a hearing on the topic does not get the tenants back into their homes, it precludes their landlord from razing the building entirely.

City eyes landmark for Schleicher’s Mansion


Anonymous said...

Oh we can't do that.

Remember when Cong. Crowley told a constituent that when a property owner is against it there is nothing you can do?

Anonymous said...

tony for mayor

Anonymous said...

Yes,I agree!!Tony Avella for Mayor!!You go ''Mr.Avella!!

Anonymous said...

Thank God For ''Councilman Mr.Tony Avella''!!Thank you for standing by us with our fight for justice....At last,we are ''Calendared'' by LPC''.This is the last ''Mansion''left in College Point..Schleicher's Court will stand forever!!Three cheers!!