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The complex is the largest housing project in North America. Buildings[ edit ] Queensbridge rightQueensbridge Park leftand Ravenswood Generating Station background The unit, six-story buildings are distinctive due to their shape of two Y's connecting at the base. This shape was used as the architects hoped queensbridge houses queens placentia would give residents more access to claymont de bi horney housewifes and sunlight than the traditional cross-shape.
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An month police investigation led to the arrest of 37 people during a drug bust in February Another raid in Februaryfollowing a seven-month investigation, resulted in 59 arrests. The racial breakdown was Hispanics and Latinos of any race were