The Brooklyn Heights Association will host its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 26th, at 7pm. The New York Times’ Ginia Bellafante will engage in a conversation with three distinguished individuals who bring deep planning experience and different perspectives to this year’s theme: Who is Planning Brooklyn’s Future?
• Tom Angotti, Professor Emeritus at Hunter College’s Urban Policy and Planning Department and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
• Michelle de la Uz, Executive Director of the Fifth Avenue Committee and Member on the NYC City Planning Commission
• Alexander Garvin, who was formerly responsible for planning the rebuilding of the World Trade Center at the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, and served as a Member of the City Planning Commission
The BHA will also review this past year, including its ongoing efforts to replace DOT’s proposed Promenade Highway with a less environmentally destructive approach to the BQE reconstruction.
The BHA will bestow its Community Service Awards to the following organizations or individuals who have made significant contributions to the neighborhood’s quality of life and enhance its spirit of community.
Dozier Hasty, publisher of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The volunteers who comprised the design build team that went to Albany
CAMBA, represented by Yehudit Moch, Operations Manager for the Respite Bed Program that operates the homeless shelters in Brooklyn Heights
Jane Woland, who operates the food pantry at the First Presbyterian Church
Tuesday, February 26th
St. Francis College’s Founders Hall
180 Remsen Street
The meeting is open to the general public. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.