DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Yesterday, on the anniversary of Kalief Browder [/inmates-in-the-dark-and-cold-at-brooklyn-federal-prison/]’s death after being held on Rikers Island for three years, dozens of Brooklyn residents gathered at Brooklyn Borough Hall to let Borough President Eric Adams know how they felt about the city’s ULURP proposition to expand a jail
Sarit Platkin of the DCP presented updates atCB4 meeting. Aditi Shrikant/Bklyner BUSHWICK – Wednesday night, the Department of City Planning presented an update to the Bushwick rezoning plan, only to be confronted with questions about affordable housing and general frustrations about how this plan would most likely displace longtime residents.
BUSHWICK – Tuesday night, about 50 people piled into a conference room at the Bushwick Multi-Service Center to discuss updates to the Bushwick rezoning plan put forth by the city [/community-plans-for-bushwick-worries-it-will-not-matter/]. Among them were Brooklyn Community Board 4 [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/brooklyncb4/index.page] members, anti-gentrification advocates, Bushwick residents,
Attendees at the Bushwick Community Plan rollout event [/residents-propose-bushwick-community-plan-for-rezoning-to-tame-development/] (Chase Brush/Bklyner)BUSHWICK – From 2008 to 2018, the median price of a Bushwick home jumped 84 percent [https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-25/brooklyn-s-bushwick-zooms-up-list-of-priciest-nyc-neighborhoods] , making rent more and more unaffordable for those who have been there longest. High-rise, luxury