The Navy Green, the massive affordable development under construction between Flushing, Park Avenue, Vanderbilt and Waverly Avenue, was recently recognized by the The New York State Association for Affordable Housing. NYSAFAH held its first annual Awards for Excellence Fall Reception last week and awarded Dunn Development and L+M Development Partners the “Downstate Project of the Year.” (An award goes to an upstate project, as well.) The developers were judged upon design, financing, construction techniques, affordability, community need, supportive services and energy efficiency. Currently three building are finished at the project. Once complete, there will be four multifamily buildings, 23 townhomes, 8,000 square feet of ground floor retail and community facility space, and a 32,000-square-foot common green.
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Learn about gardening and food policy at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden this weekend during its 33rd annual Making Brooklyn Bloom conference. The event, which is free with admission to the garden, includes workshops, networking lunches for gardeners and urban famers, walking tours and gardening how-tos. Workshops will cover topics like composting, soil contamination, nature walks […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Row houses Address: 175-183 6th Avenue Cross Streets: Lincoln and Berkeley places Neighborhood: Park Slope Year Built: 1889 Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival Architect: Frederick B. Langston Other work by architect: Row houses on Hancock Street, Bedford Stuyvesant. With frequent partner Magnus Dahlander – row houses, flats buildings in […]
A group of artists are transforming a large parking garage on Dean Street between Grand and Classon into a performance space that will feature a restaurant, bar, art gallery and a large backyard, as DNAinfo was the first to report. Their venture, Global Square, will host concerts, dance performances, movie nights and art shows at […]
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