Brooklyn Heights

Riverside Houses Parking Garage Permit Granted, But May Be Revoked (UPDATED)

standard Riverside Houses Parking Garage Permit Granted, But May Be Revoked (UPDATED)

Landlord Claims New Underground Facility Will Benefit Residents While Keeping Courtyard Intact Opponents Fear Loss of Public Space, Environmental Hazard, ‘Scheme’ to Orchestrate Their Eviction UPDATE: A judge has now denied the Pinnacle Group’s Article 78 Petition, while the Department of Buildings (DOB) […]

"Brooklyn Housing Matters: Tackling Affordability" at St. Ann's Church (Matthew Taub)

standard St. Ann’s Housing Forum: Widespread Struggle for Affordability, But Few Solutions

“I don’t recognize my neighborhood anymore,” said Victor Li of Kensington. “No one can stop the developers.” “I live on Franklin Avenue, and our landlord has pulled one maneuver after another,” offered Elisa Holland of Bed-Stuy. “They want the rent-controlled tenants out, and […]

Hurry Up and Wait? Fractious Board Meeting Pulls Pier 6 in Different Directions

standard Hurry Up and Wait? Fractious Board Meeting Pulls Pier 6 in Different Directions

At a meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation Thursday, a majority of board members expressed their interest in moving forward with construction of towers on the Pier 6 waterfront. But vociferous opposition from members of the public (along with a several board members aligned […]