New York Shitty Video du Jour: Blowin’ In The Wind

March 29, 2011 by
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

At last night’s meeting at Red Star Bar I was tipped off that St. Elia’s Church— or more specifically the crucifix gracing this landmarked property was showing signs of distress. Today I decided to do walk-by and see this for myself.

Sure enough, the wind was a blowing and it was a shakin’.

Curiously enough, nary a single complaint appears to have been filed with the Department of Buildings. Anyone care to kick things off with a call to 311?

Miss Heather


3 Comments on New York Shitty Video du Jour: Blowin’ In The Wind

  1. mcgolrickheights on Tue, 29th Mar 2011 6:46 pm
  2. To think almost five years ago I sat in a Kent Street homeowner’s living room with other Kent Streeters getting a full color rendering presentation by developers who were going to turn this into a luxury loft building (with an elevator!)while keeping the landmarked outside mainly the way it is, actually restored. They showed us several “tasteful” options. I think the banner on the church is fugly but I thank the bad economy for this place not being turned into the much fuglier church loft it could’ve become. I like the wavy cross.

  3. throwbot on Mon, 4th Apr 2011 8:25 am
  4. I walked by this morning and the cross had been removed.

  5. missheather on Mon, 4th Apr 2011 10:18 am
  6. Fascinating. Especially since the DOB didn’t seem to think there was a problem:

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