In the midst of the cobblestone streets and manufacturing structures of Industry City, developers are investing in what they hope is New York City’s future.
When Noah Gaynin moved from San Francisco to DUMBO in 2005, he couldn’t have predicted the scale of Brooklyn’s technology boom and the problems it would cause. Gaynin is CEO of Playground Group, a branding and digital services firm located on Bridge Street. It’s one of over 500 tech firms that have located in Brooklyn’s […]
Brooklyn Heights residents are protesting a plan to sell the city-owned Brooklyn Heights Library to a private contractor who would build a high-rise over it. The tower would include a new branch notably smaller than the original.
Filmmakers Hawley and Galinsky fought for their community in their own way, by dedicating seven and half years to making the documentary “Battle for Brooklyn” about the Atlantic Yards development. The film won the Grand Chameleon Award at the 2011 Brooklyn Film Festival.
The city has brokered a deal to bring a ShopRite to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a City-owned 300-acre industrial park surrounded by 12-foot-high brick walls. The area has been deemed a “food desert” by City Councilwoman Leticia James, who represents the area, the Post reported. The project is expected to break ground by early 2012 […]
A deal has been struck to increase affordable housing at the Rose Plaza development on the Williamsburg Waterfront. The Brooklyn Paper reports Councilman Steve Levin was assured by developer Jack Isack Rosenberg that, for all the concessions he received, the developer would make 30 percent of the 774 units at Rose Plaza “affordable,” and price […]