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Annual Meeting 2024

Mar 4 | First Unitarian Congregational Society

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will be the guest speaker at our Annual Meeting on March 4, 2024 . Read More…

Latest News

DOT Unveils New BQE Conceptual Plans

Dec 20

Hundreds of people from Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Fulton Ferry, Vinegar Hill and Downtown Brooklyn participated in DOT-led workshops in early December to review preliminary design concepts for the Atlantic to Sands section of the BQE corridor. We want to THANK YOU for making time in your schedules at this very busy time of year to engage in this critical and complicated process. Turnout matters!Read More…

Koren Volk is BHA President

Mar 8

We are very pleased to introduce to you the BHA’s new President, Koren Volk. Koren will serve in this capacity until March 2024.Read More…

Mayor Announces Plans for BQE

Aug 4

Eighteen months after his expert panel submitted recommendations, and four weeks after we published an op-ed in the NY Daily News, Mayor de Blasio has announced plans for the short-term repair of the Triple Cantilever. The proposed measures will maintain the structure long enough to allow for the development of a long-term vision for the future of the entire corridor.

DOT’s plans for the shoring up of the cantilever include implementation of measures to stop water infiltration and slow down corrosion, reduce the lanes from six to four, expand monitoring of the structure’s health, and install weigh-in-motion technology to reduce overweight trucks on the structure (pending final approval from the Governor). These measures will extend the life of the structure for 20 years.Read More…

Don’t Let the BQE become the next Champlain Towers!

Jul 8

The BHA has been working with our fellow members of the Coalition for the BQE Transformation to keep the BQE at the top of the agenda for New York City and State lawmakers. Like you, we have been waiting for months for the city to release a plan outlining what it is doing to keep motorists and pedestrians safe on the cantilever, while simultaneously laying the foundation for a longer-term transformation of the BQE corridor. We are tired of waiting and fearful about the potential consequences of doing so much longer. 

Erika Belsey Worth, BHA President, co-authored this Op-Ed which is featured in the NY Daily News online today (PDF file of Op-Ed). We hope the Mayor and the Governor will listen. 

Upcoming Events

Annual Meeting 2024

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will be the guest speaker at our Annual Meeting on March 4, 2024 . Read More...

PCG Perennial Party 2024

The Promenade Garden Conservancy's annual fundraiser helps to support our dedicated Parks Department horticulturist and volunteer coordinator for another wonderful year. The PGC works hard to take care of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Gardens and surrounding areas.    Join Adrian Benepe and Fred Bland as we celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Promenade Garden Partnership Click here to register Read More...

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