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Thursday, November 15, 2018

A Town Hall Hack In Crown Heights, Updates On Local Development Projects

CROWN HEIGHTS -- If you missed the Crown Heights Town Hall on Tuesday on development, it's OK, not much was accomplished. Assemblyman Walter Mosely was the lone legislator fending off an angry bunch of neighbors. Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo...

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Two New Apartment Buildings Planned For Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - Parlour, a twelve-story, 19-unit condo building currently being constructed at 243 4th Avenue, will launch sales next spring, Curbed reports. Located between President and Carroll Streets, just south of the Blink Fitness...

Six-Story Structure to Replace Vegan Buffet on Greenpoint Corner

GREENPOINT - The former location of a popular Manhattan Avenue eatery will become a six-story residential building in the heart of Greenpoint. The new building at 996 Manhattan Avenue, where the popular vegan restaurant Jungle...

Developers Receive Okay To Replace Iconic Watchtower Sign

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - A new sign may soon welcome commuters as they travel across the East River into Brooklyn as the NYC Board of Standards & Appeals has approved a replacement for the former Watchtower...

Midwood Target Opens on Sunday, 11/11

MIDWOOD - This coming Sunday, Nov. 11 at 8:00 am, Brooklyn's latest Target will open doors to the neighborhood. Located just off Kings Highway at 1712 East 14th St, you can't miss its bright signs when...

Community Board 8 Halts Crown Heights Co-Living Development

CROWN HEIGHTS - Renovations for a Crown Heights building — slated to become the borough's next co-living space — were voted down November 1, after a Community Board 8 committee curbed the project. CB 8’s...

Bed-Stuy Design Study Shows Possible Fill For Interior Fulton Street Lot

BED-STUY - A t-shaped lot between Fulton and Halsey Streets could potentially be filled by a combination of office space, retail and residential units, based on a recently submitted zoning and design study. The building...

Work Resumes On Brooklyn’s Tallest Tower, 9 Dekalb Avenue

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The foundation work has begun on 9 Dekalb Avenue, a project that once completed will be Brooklyn's tallest tower at 1,066 feet. Construction crews have been spotted on the northern edge of the...

Recent Affordable Housing Roundup, Part I

All across Brooklyn, major luxury rental developments are rising—and so are rents. Many Community Boards are fighting for higher and higher percentages of affordable housing units in new developments, and though the brass ring...

Work Begins At One Willoughby Square, A 34-Story Office Tower Across From City Point

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Crews have begun work on the foundation and lower levels of One Willoughby Square, a new 34-story office tower rising at 420 Albee Square across from City Point, New York YIMBY...

Public Place Community Workshop: Some Opposition To The 100% Affordable Project

GOWANUS - The NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) and the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) hosted a Community Workshop Thursday night to collect feedback on the preliminary site planning for Public Place. Public...

Historic Brooklyn Navy Yard Shipping Building To Receive $42M Renovation

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC)  announced on Tuesday that it has secured $42 million in financing for the restoration of the historic Building 127. Originally built in 1904 for U.S....
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Former Swedish-American Athletic Club On Market for $6M

PARK SLOPE - 267 6th Avenue (at Garfield), the former home of the Swedish-American Athletic Club, recently went on the market with a sale price of $5.999 million. Built in the 1870s, the 7,200-square-foot brownstone housed the...

Greenpoint Community Will Discuss Plans for School Near Superfund Site

GREENPOINT - In the ongoing community engagement process surrounding the environmental remediation of the toxic NuHart site, another meeting will provide an outlet for concerned parents regarding a proposed school near the site. Local Councilmember...
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