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Razing abandoned homes to raise them anew

An abandoned house at 540 Donegan Ave. in

An abandoned house at 540 Donegan Ave. in East Patchogue is demolished. The place had has been deemed unsafe by Brookhaven town, and will be replaced with affordable income housing. (Jan. 21, 2011) Credit: James Carbone

An abandoned house at 540 Donegan Ave. in East Patchogue was demolished Friday. The home was deemed unsafe by the Town of Brookhaven, which has partnered with the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP) to take down three houses in the area. They ae to be  replaced with new, affordable housing.

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