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  Empire Zones   New York State has designated numerous areas within the state for tax-advantaged commercial development, naming them 'Empire Zones'. Accepted practice is to completely remove the natural landscape and replace it with a new fabricated environment, complete with decorative plantings - a process evident in most of Long Island's commercial and residential landscape. Today, many of these areas are experiencing vacancies and have fallen into disuse. These visual observations were made within the Empire Zone areas on Long Island.

Empire Zones

New York State has designated numerous areas within the state for tax-advantaged commercial development, naming them 'Empire Zones'. Accepted practice is to completely remove the natural landscape and replace it with a new fabricated environment, complete with decorative plantings - a process evident in most of Long Island's commercial and residential landscape. Today, many of these areas are experiencing vacancies and have fallen into disuse. These visual observations were made within the Empire Zone areas on Long Island.

Empire Zone, Babyolon-0320.jpg
Angela's Pizza-0105.jpg
White Pines-0334.jpg
125 Sunrise Highway-0339.jpg
Medford-Industrial-0323.jpg
Accoutrement-0283.jpg
Empire Zone, Brookhaven-0311.jpg
Cul-de-sac, Brookhaven-0301.jpg
Empire Zone, Brookhaven II-0289.jpg
South Shore Mall-8963.jpg
Empire Zone, Islip-8294.jpg
Empire Zone, Riverhead-8531.jpg
Riverhead, pods-8482.jpg
Riverhead, airstrip-8497.jpg

Empire Zones

New York State has designated numerous areas within the state for tax-advantaged commercial development, naming them 'Empire Zones'. Accepted practice is to completely remove the natural landscape and replace it with a new fabricated environment, complete with decorative plantings - a process evident in most of Long Island's commercial and residential landscape. Today, many of these areas are experiencing vacancies and have fallen into disuse. These visual observations were made within the Empire Zone areas on Long Island.

  Empire Zones   New York State has designated numerous areas within the state for tax-advantaged commercial development, naming them 'Empire Zones'. Accepted practice is to completely remove the natural landscape and replace it with a new fabricated environment, complete with decorative plantings - a process evident in most of Long Island's commercial and residential landscape. Today, many of these areas are experiencing vacancies and have fallen into disuse. These visual observations were made within the Empire Zone areas on Long Island.
Empire Zone, Babyolon-0320.jpg
Angela's Pizza-0105.jpg
White Pines-0334.jpg
125 Sunrise Highway-0339.jpg
Medford-Industrial-0323.jpg
Accoutrement-0283.jpg
Empire Zone, Brookhaven-0311.jpg
Cul-de-sac, Brookhaven-0301.jpg
Empire Zone, Brookhaven II-0289.jpg
South Shore Mall-8963.jpg
Empire Zone, Islip-8294.jpg
Empire Zone, Riverhead-8531.jpg
Riverhead, pods-8482.jpg
Riverhead, airstrip-8497.jpg