The retail chain Target is planning to build on the vacant Lowe's property on Jericho Turnpike.
Town spokesman A.J. Carter confirmed Monday that the chain has filed an application for a modified site plan with the town.
Lowe's on a planned a 103,000-square-foot home-improvement store and a 26,500-square foot garden center on the site formerly occupied by the iconic , which closed in 2007. Some site work had begun, including the demolition of the decrepit townhouse, clearing of the land and initial foundation work.
The decision by the home-improvement store not to build in Huntington Station was one of a rapid series of store closings in Huntington Station last year.
Since then, the has reopened as a and other stores have opened at the Melville mall.
A spokeswoman for Target said, "Target enjoys serving our guests throughout Long Island, but has no news to share."
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