Post Tagged with: "Flushing West"

Alison Tan is challenging two-term Councilman Peter Koo. (Photo by Jon Cronin via Queens Tribune)

Alison Tan, Peter Koo’s Challenger, on Developers and More

East Asian, Elections 2017, Politics, Queens, Real Estate June 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Alison Tan, a Flushing community board member, is challenging City Council member Peter Koo. Her husband Ron Kim of the NYS Assembly initially endorsed Koo, Queens Tribune reports.

New York State Assembly member Ron Kim (far right) and state Sen. Tony Avella (at the microphone) are urging for the reservation of the Flushing West neighborhood redevelopment plan. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Flushing West Plan Needs More Study, Say Lawmakers

Housing, Politics, Queens April 4, 2016 at 6:11 pm

New York State Sen. Tony Avella and New York State Assembly member Ron Kim spoke out against the city’s proposed Flushing West rezoning plan, saying it would lead to overcrowding and more transportation problems, reports Korea Daily.

Area residents show a jam-packed No. 7 train and platform at a recent meeting on the proposed Flushing West development (Photo by Victoria Zunitch via Queens Chronicle)

Will Flushing Creek Get Cleaned Up for Flushing West?

Business, Environment, Housing, Queens, Real Estate November 23, 2015 at 12:28 pm

Queens leaders and community residents expressed concerns recently about how the Flushing West development might affect the community, both Queens Tribune and Queens Chronicle report.

Attendees call for more affordable housing as MinKwon Center’s Grace Shim, at microphone, speaks against any displacement of existing residents due to the proposed Flushing West project. A meeting was held May 21 at Flushing Town Hall.

Flushing Residents Speak Up About Waterfront Project

Business, Housing, Queens May 29, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Concerned and skeptical Flushing residents raised questions about a waterfront rezoning plan at a recent city planning meeting, reports Queens Chronicle.

West Flushing (Photo via World Journal)

Chinese Community Backs West Flushing Development

East Asian, Queens, Real Estate December 9, 2014 at 5:17 pm

Reaction within the Chinese community to plans for the redevelopment of West Flushing are mostly positive, World Journal reports.