Get ready for the Atlantic Yards-related inconveniences to begin! As Atlantic Yards Report posted yesterday, three streets in the project’s footprint will be closed as of Feburary 1: (1) Pacific between Carlton and Vanderbilt; (2) Pacific between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue; (3) 5th Avenue between Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues. How is this likely to impact traffic in the area? “Expect a lot more traffic on Sixth Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Pacific Street, which will become two-way,” says AYR. In addition, points out NY1, the B63 bus stop at Fifth Avenue between Pacific and Atlantic will also be eliminated.
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Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Originally Tyrian Masonic Lodge, then Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, now Atlantic Senior Center Address: 68 Pennsylvania Avenue Cross Streets: Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue Neighborhood: Cypress Hills Year Built: 1906-1907 Architectural Style: Neo-Classical Architect: Harde & Short Other buildings by architect: Kismet Temple in Bedford Stuyvesant, Bushwick Hospital, […]
Jiajein Highsmith, an actor and the owner of WTF Coffee and Dick and Jane’s Bar, both in Fort Greene, is looking to open a hybrid café/bar at 488 Lafayette Avenue in Bed Stuy. For the moment, at least, the establishment is going by the name Lifting Spirits NYC. At a meeting last week, Community Board 3 voted […]