Thursday, March 19, 2009

House of the Rising Roof

Tensions flare at a Cord Meyer McMansion meeting. Read all about it here: http://www.queensledger.com/pages/full_story?page_label=news&article-Forest%20Hills%20Rezone%20Has%20Racial%20Undertones%20=&id=2091677-Forest+Hills+Rezone+Has+Racial+Undertones&widget=push&instance=lead_story_left_column&open=&

Passionately opposed to the new changes was Albert Dayan of the Bukharian Jewish Congress, who spoke on behalf of the new homeowners in Cord Meyer. "We cannot fit into the homes that are proposed by the new city plan," he pleaded to the community board members.

Dayan pleas were met by negative reactions and rumbling in the room.