This is bizarre: We Heart Astoria spotted DOB paperwork for two-story manufacturing warehouses proposed for 11 different addresses in Astoria. You can see 10 of the locations pictured above in white dots — all the locations fall on the perimeter of the Steinway Mansion. The buildings are all 30 feet high and range from 1,662 to 2,585 square feet. DOB documents propose eight enclosed parking spaces for the 1,662-square-foot buildings, 10 enclosed parking spaces for the 2,193 square-foot buildings, and 12 parking spaces for the single 2,585 square-foot building.
Why is it bizarre? You really didn't expect that someone was going to drop a load of money on a mansion that's falling apart and not use the surrounding space to turn a profit, did we?
Great job by Gianaris, Simotas, Markey, et al.