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Corner of Columbia Heights and Orange St Renamed Emily Warren Roebling Way

June 6

With the support of the BHA, the City Council approved renaming the corner of Columbia Heights and Orange Street for Emily Warren Roebling, who took over the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge after her husband was disabled by caisson disease in January 1879. This location is close to the home where she and Washington Roebling resided at 110 Columbia Heights, now no longer standing. Read More…

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Court Issues a Preliminary Injunction Regarding Pier 6 Construction

Aug 14

On August 4th, Justice Lucy Billings granted a preliminary injunction barring the developers at Pier 6 from undertaking any construction “that is irreversible or incapable of restoration to its original condition” pending the Court’s eventual final ruling on the merits of the the BHA’s Petition.  Justice Billings subsequently made public a written decision (Preliminary Injunction Ruling)
memorializing her order, which reiterates her August 4th oral statement that to the extent the developers continue construction activities in this period, they will have to “proceed at their own peril” and that any construction activity that takes place before the new judge, Justice St. George,  issues the final ruling on the merits of the BHA’s Petition “will not affect the court’s determination of the petition.” Read More…

BHA Leading Design-Build Advocacy for BQE Rehab

Jun 30

The State’s legislative session ended on June 21st leaving much important business unfinished.  Of critical importance to Brooklyn Heights, and to the entire region, was the State Legislature’s failure to authorize the City’s use of “design build” in undertaking the rehabilitation of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway.  As a “creature of the State”, the State must specifically delegate to the City the authority to use this approach in its infrastructure projects. 

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Clark St Subway Tunnel Repairs

Jun 16

Clark Street Station to be closed on weekends till Spring 2018

Starting on Friday, June 16th, reconstruction of the Clark St Tube will be in effect every weekend. Service through the tunnel will be stopped from 11:45 p.m. Fridays until 5 a.m. Mondays. Work is expected to last until the Spring of 2018. The Clark Street Station will be closed, and no 2 or 3 trains will be stopping at Borough Hall.
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Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse Opening September 29

Jun 10

Get ready for something new. This coming Fall, the BHA will debut  on September 29th an exciting benefit event to pick up where our traditional House & Garden Tour left off. Introducing the 2017 Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse, a new way to celebrate the historic district we love and showcase the design creativity of Brooklyn today.Read More…


Upcoming Events

School is Out Celebration

Come join us for crafts, games and snacks with your friends at Pierrepont Playground.  Read More...

Penn Central Day Celebration

Tuesday, June 26th marks the 40th Anniversary of Penn Central v. City of New York, the U.S. Supreme Court case that helped save Grand Central Terminal from the wrecking ball. The decision also upheld the constitutionality of New York City’s pathbreaking Landmarks Law. Read More...

Senior Resource Fair

A variety of groups will be available to provide information on legal services, health care, government services, and community resources. FREE admission, FREE information, light refreshments. Friday, June 29, 10am-2pm St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St (between Court and Clinton Streets). Read More...


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