Brooklyn Botanic Garden leaders are fighting back against a proposed new development that would block crucial morning sunlight to its gardens and greenhouses.
A Brooklyn Botanic Garden horticulturalist warns the shadows from a proposed development will devastate the collection of rare and exotic plants, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
If public approval is not granted for a rezoning of what was once the Consumer’s Park Brewing Company, the buildings can be no more than 70 feet tall with about 581 apartments instead of 1,590.
PLG and Crown Heights residents oppose 37-story housing towers on the site of an old spice factory and historic brewery near Prospect Park.
Loft and factory conversions are the stuff of the modern Brooklyn lifestyle dream. Why destroy one of Brooklyn's last remaining breweries?