The first phase of Boerum Hill’s 80 Flatbush development is set to begin construction this summer, with a new school and the city’s “first all-electric residential tower” expected to be complete by 2024.
A row of one-story retail stores facing Schermerhorn Street was recently razed, and on Tuesday firefighters were knocking windows out of the largest building on the site.
The work is from a Red Hook-based landscape design firm, Future Green, that specializes in creating green spaces in urban environments.
A deal hammered out by the local councilman and the developer this morning will reduce the tallest of the two towers by 146 feet.
At a public hearing Tuesday morning, Councilmember Stephen Levin asked both the developers of 80 Flatbush and the community advocates: Is there a way to strike a balance?
City Planning approved a rezoning for the 80 Flatbush development Monday, with one commissioner abstaining and a second recusing herself from the vote.
Eric Adams released his recommendation -- part of the lengthy public review process -- for the controversial 80 Flatbush Avenue development in Boerum Hill.
At Community Board 2’s general meeting Wednesday night at Long Island University, there was overwhelming opposition to the controversial development at 80 Flatbush.
The lively debate started before the official proceedings had even begun.
Of the eleven members of the CB 2 Land Use Committee present, 10 voted to reject the proposal for the controversial development at 80 Flatbush Avenue.