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BQE Project Update Meeting

Sep 27

The New York City Department of Transportation will be hosting a project update meeting on the rehabilitation / replacement of the BQE from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street.Read More…

Latest News

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

Jun 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…

The First Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse was a great success

Nov 5

After starting with a bang and the clinking of glasses at our Preview Party, the inaugural Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse opened to the public for five busy weeks. Read More…

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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Upcoming Events

BQE Project Update Meeting

The New York City Department of Transportation will be hosting a project update meeting on the rehabilitation / replacement of the BQE from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street. Read More...

Participatory Budgeting Meeting

Council Member Stephen Levin wants your ideas! What needs to get fixed, does the community need something new, or how can our neighborhood be improved? This year Levin is again dedicating $1.5 million to capital projects in the district, now along with $20,000 in expense projects, that are suggested by you, developed by you, and Read More...


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