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News & Features The site of the proposed development. Photo from Google Maps

Members of Community Board 15’s zoning committee unanimously voted against a development plan that residents fear could further erode the character of a community that is already seeing many changes, Brooklyn Daily reports. Developer Aleksandr Finkelshteyn wants to construct a four-story building on on Avenue Z between East 21st and East 22nd Streets. Though his…

Real Estate Rendering of 1809 Emmons Avenue

The developer behind 1809 Emmons Avenue, Rybak Development, released new renderings of the planned 7-story mixed-use development this week, showing off the space that will likely replace El Greco Diner. The renderings were distributed at last night’s Community Board 15 meeting for public input, where representatives of the developer sought the Board’s support. The plans are currently…

Events communityBoards

Community Board 15 is meeting tomorrow, April 28, at 7:00pm at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulevard) in the faculty dining room. Please note the change in time and date for the meeting. On the agenda is a public hearing for one zoning item. Here is the application being considered: 2617 Avenue R: An application to request a special permit…

Events KCC

Community Board 15 is meeting tonight, February 24, at 7:00 p.m. at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulevard) in the faculty dining room. On the agenda are public hearings for four five zoning items. Here are the applications being considered: 1316 Avenue S – An application for a special permit to allow the enlargement of a single family dwelling located in a residential…

News & Features Photo by Vladimir Kuvatov

EXCLUSIVE: The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay to Manhattan Beach will be shuttered for 2.5 months, as contractors work to eradicate a shipworm infestation and protect against future damage. The Department of Transportation found the presence of marine borers eating away the timber pilings supporting the Ocean Avenue footbridge, as well as eight other structures across Brooklyn and Manhattan. The DOT…

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