Tag: shelter

Historic school in Crown Heights to be converted into homeless shelter


Apr. 9, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith

An early racially integrated school in what was once the free Black community of Weeksville but is now Crown Heights will not become affordable housing as planned after all, but instead will be converted into a homeless shelter.

Crowd packs Gowanus church for rowdy meeting over migrant shelter

people at migrant shelter meeting in gowanus

Mar. 7, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith

Spaced elbow to elbow in Hoyt Street’s City Life Church Monday night, Gowanus locals aired their concerns at a community meeting on a migrant shelter for 400 men slated to open in a former factory building on 3rd Street.

Former Gowanus brewery, Clinton Hill warehouse slated to become migrant shelters

gowanus brewery shelter site

Dec. 26, 2023 By Anna Bradley-Smith and Cate Corcoran

Under emergency contracts relating to the migrant crisis, and with little public oversight, warehouses in Gowanus and Clinton Hill are being converted into large homeless shelters that could potentially operate for years.