Rendering of 21 India Street via Corcoran
On Wednesday, Greenpoint residents came together at the
Polish and Slavic Center (176 Java Street) for a community development meeting organized by Councilman Stephen Levin. The meeting promised information about how new construction along the waterfront, will impact Greenpoint. Representatives from , and took questions from community members. Then community organizations took the floor to discuss their recent work. Greenpoint Landing, The Greenpoint (21 India Street) and Heritage Equity Partners (25 Kent) presented the most recent developments regarding their on-gong construction projects Here are notes from the 2 hour meeting: Neighbors Allied for Good Growth, the Department of Environmental Conservation, Curb Your Litter, and Evergreen all turned out to detail their ongoing efforts on behalf of Greenpoint.
Continue reading Category: Community, News Tags: 25 Kent, Box Street Park, Bushwick Inlet Park, community meeting, Curb Your Litter, Evergreen, GCEF, greenpoint landing, India Street Pier, Joe Lentol, lead, McCarren Park, nag brooklyn, new construction, nuhart plastics, ny dec, Open Space Alliance, st. nicks alliance, stephen levin, The Greenpoint 21 India, waterfront Photo: Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector
Is it the Streetcar Named Desire for the people of New York, or is de Blasio’s
proposed streetcar linking Brooklyn and Queens a developer’s fantasy in the making? In either case, here’s what we know so far.
We know slightly more about the L Train Shutdown than we did last week. Brace yourselves, because it seems as though
“1 year vs. 3 years” was a generous estimate.
It only took a year, but the reports from the CitiStorage fire investigation have been
wrested into public view by The Brooklyn Paper. The fire was allegedly sparked by a light fixture, subdued, and then reignited. Kind of weird that department reps maintained their line that the investigation was ongoing, even though investigators signed off on the report on Jan. 8. Continue reading Category: News, The Hook-Up Tags: 25 Kent, affordable housing, Brooklyn Queens Connector, CitiStorage, CitiStorage fire, de blasio, dirck the norseman, G Train, L Train shutdown, mta, Newtown Creek, Newtown Creek Alliance, Northern Territory