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Five Story Apartment Complex To Go Up on St. Andrews Church Site

Aug. 1, 2018 By Christian Murray

Plans have been filed for the construction of a five-story apartment building on an Astoria site that currently houses a church.

The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island has filed plans to build 21 units at 46-09 31st Ave. where St. Andrews Church is located.  Demolition permits have not been filed and a spokeswoman for the diocese would not comment as to whether the church would be torn down.

The building will consist of a ground floor community room and lobby; 6 units per floor on floors two through four; and three units on the top floor.

The episcopal church no longer uses the space. CityLight Church, a non denomination group, has been operating out of the location in recent years.

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Jonathan Lloyd Emerson III

Very sad…but now that there are no Episcopalians attending church, it’s hard to justify keeping it too.

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31aveguy

The Episcopal “Church” has fallen so far into apostasy that they can no longer be considered Christian. Every Episcopal “Church” building will be empty within a generation. The last Episcopalian has already been born.

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Jonathan Lloyd Emerson III

Whatever…the congregation just moved out of the area. That’s how it goes. And if any remained, clearly they aren’t religious.

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Oscar

Like it or not, it’s the Episcopal Church’s land, and they have already given up on the church. It’s theirs to do with what they will. A five story building is not the end of the world.

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BAD MOVE !!!!!!

BAD MOJO FOR DOING THIS !!!!!! NOT COOL !!!!!! NOT SMART !!!!! I WOULD NEVER LIVE THERE !!!!!!

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Jim

I’m not sure why this is bad mojo, not smart , not cool because you don’t actually provide any reasons.

It’s really easy for people that already have a place to live to complain about more housing going up.

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VVNY

You seriously implying that this building will house people who don’t already have a place to live?

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