Skip to comments.Republican Club to be a catering hall (Lefferts Boulevard, Queens NY)
Posted on 09/29/2013 12:32:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Richmond Hill may give Democrats 60 to 70 percent of the vote in a typical election nowadays, but at one time, the neighborhood had a definite Republican leaning. The Grand Old Partys past strength in local politics is represented by the century-old building that sits among the more-modern taller buildings near the confluence of Lefferts Boulevard and Myrtle and Jamaica avenues.
The Richmond Hill Republican Club at 86-15 Lefferts Boulevard hasnt hosted the political party in two decades, but the vacant building looks to be headed to a future of hosting parties of a different kind.
Ivan Mrakovcic, vice chairman of Community Board 9 and president of the Richmond Hill Historical Society, said a group called Siberian Ice, LLC bought the property several years ago and is planning on reopening the building as a catering hall.
The club opened in 1908, hosting the areas Republican Party for more than 80 years, and has been visited by notable Republicans such as Teddy Roosevelt, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. The building received landmark status from the Landmarks Preservation Commission in 2002.
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Well...that’s appropriate since the republicans have been catering to the democrats for two decades, it’s ready to go.
Not surprising, NY is on the verge of third world anyway. che deblasio is running for the masses of entitlement and free stuff so there teetering on the edge of the toilet as we speak
A New York Republican caters—but a New Jersey Republican just sits down and eats.
In NYC, in the last 20 years, some half dozen temples have become mosques..