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 the former Farmingdale Jewish Center on Fulton Street.
in 2007 the property has sat empty. For a $2.3 - $2.5 million price tag, new owners get two stand alone structures on 1.65 acres with separate kitchens and classrooms in $21,000 square feet of building space and 44 parking spaces.
Realtor Howard Kaminowitz of Laffey Fine Homes is listing the site. According to Kaminowitz, the property is zoned both for residential and business and is in a prime location due to its postion on the county border and easy access from Route 110, Route 135 and Hempstead Turnpike.
It has been on the market for 315 days.
What would you like to see there? Another religious institution? A residential development? Tell us in the comments.