2004-06-18 / Community

Bungalows Reduced To Dumpster Scraps

Bungalows Reduced To Dumpster Scraps


Workers began razing a colony of 39 bungalows, which for the past 80 years were inhabited by a close-knit community of summer residents, on Beach 101 Street last week. The crane in the distance made quick work of the simple aged-wood structures.Workers began razing a colony of 39 bungalows, which for the past 80 years were inhabited by a close-knit community of summer residents, on Beach 101 Street last week. The crane in the distance made quick work of the simple aged-wood structures.
Demolition work continued this week as the crane toppled the row of bungalows nearest the street and uprooted trees and bushes.Demolition work continued this week as the crane toppled the row of bungalows nearest the street and uprooted trees and bushes.Looking north from Shore Front Parkway – the bungalows, which were nearly in the shadow of Rockaways’ Playland, have joined the amusement park in the peninsula’s annals.Looking north from Shore Front Parkway – the bungalows, which were nearly in the shadow of Rockaways’ Playland, have joined the amusement park in the peninsula’s annals.

Summer residents clear out their bungalows on a sunny winter’s day. The Wave first reported that the colony would be razed in the March 5, 2004 issue.Summer residents clear out their bungalows on a sunny winter’s day. The Wave first reported that the colony would be razed in the March 5, 2004 issue.

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