Playgrounds in Fort Greene, Williamsburg and Brighton Beach are among those closed because of overcrowding, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
The plan includes a series of connected shared streets, the extension of sidewalks on busier streets in the neighborhood and safer crossings.
The planned November start date on the renovation first announced in 2017 has been pushed back yet again, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
This morning, the long-delayed park bordered by Fulton Street, Lafayette Avenue and St. Felix Street was suddenly open to the public -- again.
At some point over the July 4 weekend, the city unveiled a pop-up version of the long-delayed park.
The developer of wildly popular Domino Park is seeking public input to build another "world class" green space on the waterfront.
Brooklyn's shoreline has changed a fair bit over the centuries but there are still spots in the borough that spark the imagination and inspire visions of the past.
The 14,000-square-foot triangular park bordered by Fulton Street, Lafayette Avenue and St. Felix Street has been padlocked since 2005.
The park will still house a planned memorial to the area's abolitionist past, but will no longer have underground parking.
Lovers of New York city parks and architecture may be very familiar with the name of Calvert Vaux, but perhaps not so much the Brooklyn park dedicated to the 19th century designer.