What To Do With New York's Iron Triangle?

New York's 'Iron Triangle' is an eyesore, but perhaps also a thriving business community. Should it be condemned?
March 5, 2004, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The Iron Triangle, a 13-block area between Shea Stadium and the Flushing River in Queens, is the largest single stretch of junkyards in New York City, with more than 100 auto salvage yards, repair garages and automotive shops... But the Iron Triangle's days may soon be over. Under a plan to revitalize parts of downtown Flushing, the city plans to condemn the Iron Triangle and shut its junkyards... But like many business owners in the Iron Triangle, Danny Sambucci Jr., 46, of Sambucci Brothers Auto Salvage, complains that no politician, city official or civic leader has called or visted to brief them on what is going on."

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Published on Thursday, March 4, 2004 in The New York Times
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