Tag: housing

Historic Bed-Stuy brownstones’ fate debated at heated public hearing on Willoughby-Hart landmarking proposal

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Jun. 14, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith More than 30 years after the city’s landmarking body first considered preserving a historic section of Willoughby Avenue and Hart Street in Bed-Stuy, residents — some whose brownstones have been in their family for five generations — were able to share at a public hearing why they are calling…
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Affordable housing lottery opens at new ‘design-forward’ Bed-Stuy building

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May. 31, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith An affordable housing lottery has launched for 70 apartments in a large and shiny 11-story development under construction on Myrtle Avenue between Lewis and Broadway in Bed-Stuy. Dubbed The MC, the Hill West-designed, 233-unit mixed-use building at 1100 Myrtle Ave. goes all the way through the block to Vernon…
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Fight against Gravesend homeless shelter comes to City Hall

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May. 24, 2024 By Adam Daly

Southern Brooklyn pols took their opposition to a planned homeless shelter in Gravesend to the steps of City Hall Thursday, calling on Mayor Eric Adams to fix what they say is a “failed policy” in dealing with homelessness.