Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill Development Gets Green Light from Landmarks Commission

A proposed development at 110-128 Congress St. in the Cobble Hill Historic District is going forward with the recent approval of the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The vote was unanimous, according to Elisabeth de Bourbon, press secretary.  … Full Article

Lightstone Group says it will proceed with Gowanus Canal development

In response to a request by City Councilmember Brad Lander to withdraw its application to build a residential development along the Gowanus Canal, developer The Light … Full Article

Red Hook’s Fairway Market closed for ‘four-to-five months’

Fairway Market, the waterfront grocery store in Red Hook, suffered massive flood damage from Hurricane Sandy and will not reopen for four-to-five months, according to David Maundrell, principal at … Full Article

Help for photos damaged by Hurricane Sandy

High waters from superstorm Sandy destroyed many precious and irreplaceable photographs. A growing corps of volunteers from Brooklyn-based Cherished Albums Restoration Effort (CARE) is offering free digital restoration services for folks whose salvaged photos have been damaged. … Full Article

New school zoning plan for Park Slope

The Department of Education unveiled a revised proposal on Tuesday to rezone Park Slope’s highly sought-after schools, expanding the number of families who would be cut from Public School 321’s zone, but leaving P.S. 39’s boundaries alone, according to the New York Times.  While P.S. … Full Article

$28 million grant to bring 10 miles of ‘Select Bus Service’ to Brooklyn

A $28 million federal Department of Transportation grant will fund nearly 10 miles of Select Bus Service lanes, newly paved streets, bus bulb-outs and other improvements throughout Brooklyn, from Williamsburg to Sheepshead Bay. … Full Article

'Buckets of Love' at Saint Saviour High School

Jumping into action after the storm, students at Saint Saviour High School in Park Slope collected 60 buckets filled with various cleaning supplies to donate to the victims of Hurricane Sandy.  Fifteen of the buckets were sent to the Red Cross in Staten Island through the organization "Open Doors … Full Article

Changes to two Brooklyn Heights properties considered by Landmarks next Tuesday

Consideration by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) of two Brooklyn Heights development projects will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 1 Centre St. in Manhattan. 70 Henry St.  … Full Article

Conversion candidate in Williamsburg on market

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services reports a new listing for a newly constructed eight-story 19-unit residential building in Williamsburg. This multifamily property, at 143 Skillman Ave., is owned by a local partnership.  … Full Article

Lander asks developer to withdraw Gowanus plan, work on longterm planning

City Councilmember Brad Lander is calling on the Lightstone Group to withdraw its application to build a large residential development on the banks of the Gowanus Canal — and, instead, to participate in a comprehensive planning process for the area.  … Full Article


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