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Electronic Recycling in Brooklyn Heights

May 20 | First Unitarian Church

Don’t miss this electronic recycling event on May 20, from 10am-4pm, to be held at the First Unitarian Church Chapel on Pierrepont Street between Monroe Place and Clinton St. Accepting residential waste only. 

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Latest News

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

Heights corner renamed for Emily Roebling

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 Read More...

Town Hall Meeting with NYC Transit Authority President

Assemblymember Robert Carroll will hold a Town Hall meeting with Andy Byford, who became President of the NYC Transit Authority in January 2018, on Tuesday, May 29th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, at the John Jay Educational Complex at 237 7th Avenue in Park Slope (btw 4th and 5th Streets). Read More...

Gardening Party

The Poplar St. Community Gardeners are inviting all members of the Brooklyn Heights community to enjoy their colorful, lush oasis at the northwest corner of Hicks and Poplar Streets. Read More...


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