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Area residents keep pressure to save Angel Guardian Home

April 26, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The Angel Guardian Home. Eagle file photo by Paula Katinas
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In the latest salvo in a long-running battle, supporters of the Angel Guardian Home and the Narrows Senior Center, which was located within the home until recently, rallied recently for the historic building’s preservation. The blocklong building at 6301 12th Avenue was sold last year by its owners, the Sisters of Mercy, to a still undisclosed buyer, according to Brooklyn Reporter.

This time, however, state Sen. Marty Golden had some hopeful words for the protesters, the Brooklyn Reporter said. “Right now, I do believe that there is a window of opportunities, and that window is going to be discussed by the elected officials, the builder, the Sisters of Mercy and Catholic Charities.” Fran Vella-Marone, president of the Dyker Heights Civic Association, added, “We want to maintain the building, we want to maintain this property and, most of all, we want to keep our seniors here.”

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