Thursday, July 31, 2008

Beachside bungalow preservation

A state judged recently ruled in favor of [Richard] George, deciding that a row of three-family apartment buildings on Beach 26th St. was improperly built, blocking a longstanding easement that runs parallel to the street and gives waterfront access to many bungalows.

But for George, who is president of the Beachside Bungalow Preservation Association of Far Rockaway, that ruling hardly marks the end of his mission.

"The public beaches are for the public ... not for the private homeowners," said George, 56, who grew up in the area when it was brimming with bungalow communities.

His cottage industry: preserving Rockaway bungalow communities


Anonymous said...

You go Richard.

You rock!

Anonymous said...

I LIVE ON 109TH....