In Focus

BHA Leading Design-Build Advocacy for BQE Rehab

June 23

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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Latest News

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 Coming Fall 2017

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…

Pier 6 Hearing To Continue in July

Jun 9

NYS Supreme Court Justice Lucy Billings presided over a two-hour hearing on June 7th regarding the lawsuit brought by the BHA to halt the development of two residential towers on Pier 6.   The hearing will continue on July 18th.

2017 Annual Meeting Recap

Mar 17

Our 2017 Annual Meeting was a huge success, thanks to the BHA members and community residents who filled the auditorium at St. Francis College on February 27th! You can watch YouTube videos of  the panel discussion on the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) Streetcar Project and of the BHA’s Community Awards presentations here. And be sure to follow us on our new YouTube page.Read More…

Upcoming Events

Party at Pierrepont Playground

Fun, Crafts and Food in Pierrepont Playground, June 27If it’s 90 degrees, it must be summer, which means that school’s almost out!Celebrate the start of summer – and the end of the school year – at the BHA’s  Schools Out! Party in Pierrepont Playground on Tuesday, June 27th, 5-7 PM.  Read More...

BQE Rehabilitation Project

Meet the BQE Rehabilitation Project Team Open House Meet the BQE design team and hear the latest project updates. Sponsored by the New York City Department of Transportation.June 28, 2017 5:30-7:30pmNYU-Poly6 MetroTech CenterMakerSpace Event Space (Roger Hall, first floor).RSVP to or 212-839-6304. Please provide your name, address and phone number. Read More...

Senior Resource Fair

Assembly member Jo Ann Simon is hosting her annual Senior Resource Fair at the end of this month. A variety of groups will be available to provide you with information on legal services, health care, government services, community resources, and more!Friday, June 30th, 11am-2pm, at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street (Brooklyn Heights, between Court Read More...

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