Walk down Main Street or drive down Route 110 and Hempstead Turnpike and you will notice many boarded up storefronts adorned with "For Rent" signs, an indication of the hard times the area -- and country -- are facing.
The Village of Farmingdale mayor and board of trustees they hope will and fill the empty sites with businesses and housing.
Over the next few months, Farmingdale Patch will spotlight these vacant properties to foster discussion in the community on what can, should and could be done to rehab these abandoned places.
This week's property is 291 Main Street, next to Hibachi Steakhouse. It is the former home of the Manila Market grocery store, which closed about a year ago. Jet Communications also used to call the location home. Now, it's available. $1,800 gets you 1200 square feet. Call 347-247-3286 to speak to the property owner.
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