The latest affordable housing lottery that is soon to open in Greenpoint is at the 22-acre Greenpoint Landing mega-development. 235 apartments are up for grabs between the One Blue Slip […]
Tag: real estate development
Legendary Urbanist Jane Jacobs’ Prophetic Warning to Greenpoint
The name Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) is legendary in urban planning and in the last year of her life, Jacobs had a prescient warning about the future of our waterfront in […]
Opening and Closing — The Hookup (1/5)
As we brave a blizzard, and begin to close out the opening week of 2018, the news itself was full of openings and closings. While we reported earlier this week […]
UPDATE: Superfund Nuhart Plastics. Seriously, you REALLY need to read this!
Since last Thursday’s meeting, many of you have written me personally expressing concerns about Nuhart’s status and what it means for the hood when a Superfund cleans up its act […]
Flowers or Towers at CitiStorage lot? Activists plan City Hall Rally.
A couple of weeks ago we reported a war was brewing at the former CitiStorage site, and while the flames have died down, the heat is on to reclaim our […]
New Development at Manhattan and Box
A new 7 story residential building is set to replace a vacant warehouse at the northern end of Manhattan Avenue between Box and Clay Streets. The developer, Domain Companies, is planning […]
Billiards & Auto Parts To Apartments On McGuinness Blvd?
That was the question on everyone’s mind at Wednesday night’s CB1 public hearing. In part, the public hearing was called to discuss the proposed rezoning of a block-long portion of […]