News

There’s a lot going on in our neighborhood and the surrounding communities.

Check back here regularly for the news affecting Brooklyn Heights and reports on the issues we’re tracking.

Welcome to Our New Website

Dec 9

The BHA’s new website features a fresh look and a deeper way to engage our members and the Brooklyn Heights community. Read More...

Pier 6 Lawsuit Hearing Will Be March 6, 2017

Dec 9

The BHA filed a lawsuit in July 2016 against the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) and Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC), as well as the two developers chosen to build two towers on Pier 6, to halt their development. Read More...

Update: BQE Cantilever Rehab Planning

Dec 9

Representatives from the NYC DOT’s Bridge Division presented the latest information on their planning for the rehabilitation of the BQE from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street at a public meeting on November 1st.Read More...

Landmarking On Montague Street Redux

Dec 9

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is poised to designate 181 and 185 Montague Street as individual landmarks in January 2017. The LPC’s action would protect the buildings from inappropriate exterior changes or demolition. Read More...

Fortis Plans to Build As-Of-Right on LICH Site

Dec 9

After failing to gain support among the community for the redevelopment of the LICH site that would have likely included affordable housing, a public school, and retail space, but also been considerably larger than what current zoning permits, Fortis announced in November 2016 that it would build the As-Of-Right (AOR) Plan.Read More...

Follow Us on Twitter: @thebhanow

Dec 4

Are you following the BHA on Twitter? If you haven't started, we think it's time. Because with the new website we're also launching our new Twitter account — @thebhanow. Read More...

Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse Coming Spring 2017

Dec 3

Get ready for something new. This coming spring, the BHA will debut 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...