Nosy Neighbor: When Will the West Street Trailers Be Removed?

bmcc temp classrooms 12512Any idea when BMCC will finally rid us of the trailers skirting the West Side Highway? Haven’t they been there since just after 9/11? And aren’t they obsolete now that the new Fiterman Hall has opened? —N.

The plan was indeed that the trailers would be removed once Fiterman Hall opened late last summer. I asked BMCC twice since then, but never heard back (as I pointed out when Troy Torrison wished they’d go away). Then N. emailed, so I figured I should ask again, even though I feared that no answer meant that they were becoming permanent.

But no! Barry Rosen, BMCC’s executive director of public affairs, had this to say: “BMCC transferred the trailers to CUNY and DASNY [Dormitory Authority of the State of New York] June 2012 and we are informed that DASNY will demolish and remove all debris in September.

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1 Comment

  1. thanks for looking into this.. these things have been a blight on the neighborhood for way to long. wanna bet that they don’t follow thru and these things are still standing in 2014?