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Hotel Development in Long Island City Moves Forward

  LONG ISLAND CITY REZONING & DEVELOPMENT  
  QUEENS COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01     QUEENS COMMUNITY DISTRICT 02  
June 2, 2010
Queens Gazette

Late last week, the New York City Board of Standards and Appeals granted a zoning variance to developer Stephen Bahar. The variance allows Bahar to continue construction on his hotel, located on 27th Street. The structure is taller than the zoning allows, as the area was rezoned in 2008. The BSA found that Bahar had completed enough of the building, before the new zoning took effect, to be granted the variance.