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Glendale Residents Take Fight Against Cooper Avenue Shelter to Court
Glendale Residents Take Fight Against Cooper Avenue Shelter to Court

Nov. 14, 2019 By Allie Griffin

After months of heated meetings and fierce protests, residents are now waging their battle to block the opening of a 200-men homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue in court.

A group of residents and area civic associations filed a lawsuit against the City of New York and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) in Manhattan Supreme Court Tuesday.

The plaintiffs argue that the City approved the site of 78-16 Cooper Ave. for the shelter before conducting the legally-required reviews.

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