On Monday, we posted about the potential for the nascent Greene Hill Food Co-op to set up shop in the ramshackle and mostly vacant stretch of storefronts at 18-24 Putnam Avenue in Clinton Hill. Noting what a game-changer it could be for the location, we hoped that the membership would support the move. So we were pleased to learn there was unanimous support among attendees at the co-op meeting last night. As a result, the lease committee will proceed to negotiate a lease with the landlord and hopefully be able to present it to the membership for a final vote in July. Bravo!
Food Co-op May Lease Space on Putnam [Brownstoner] GMAP
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Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Row houses Address: 409-417 Grand Avenue Cross Streets: Gates and Putnam Avenues Neighborhood: Clinton Hill Year Built: 1909 Architectural Style: Colonial Revival Architect: John J. Petit of Kirby, Petit & Greene Other work by architect: Houses in Prospect Park South and other Victorian Flatbush neighborhoods, commissioned homes in […]
The permanent signage for Nordstrom Rack and T.J.Maxx went up on the front on the Offerman Building at 505 Fulton Street last week. Nordstrom Rack is prepping for its opening next week on Thursday, May 1. T.J.Maxx is still “coming soon” — and it probably will be soon. We saw an ad on a bus […]