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What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope
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What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope

Does landmarking make neighborhoods more affordable or more expensive? Some Park Slope council candidates can’t seem to decide. At a debate on Sunday, seven candidates seeking to replace term-limited Brad Lander in the Council District 39 seat were asked if they would support expanding the Park Slope Historic District

Skate Garden, Prospect Park Children’s Corner and PS131 Bathroom Reno Among District 39 Participatory Budgeting Winners
Columbia Street Waterfront

Skate Garden, Prospect Park Children’s Corner and PS131 Bathroom Reno Among District 39 Participatory Budgeting Winners

The winning projects for this year’s participatory budgeting cycle in Council District 39 include a down payment to create a “Brooklyn Skate Garden,” a restoration of the Prospect Park Carousel’s historic wurlitzer organ and a renovated bathroom for PS131 in Borough Park. Those and other projects were selected

OPINION: Gowanus Green Opposition Offers Up NIMBY Misinformation Cloaked in Progressivism
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OPINION: Gowanus Green Opposition Offers Up NIMBY Misinformation Cloaked in Progressivism

Courtesy of Marvel Architects/SCAPE Landscape ArchitectsBy Michelle de la Uz A recent opinion piece by several Gowanus residents [/opinion-welcome-to-gowanus-green-brooklyns-own-love-canal/] opposed to affordable housing development in their neighborhood, unfortunately, continued a pattern of dangerously misleading rhetoric about the Gowanus Green development. As a 43-year old nonprofit comprehensive community development corporation

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