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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…

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A new Capital One Bank is coming to 1521 Avenue U, at the corner of East 16th Street… and half a block away from another Capital One Bank, which is expected to close as this one opens. A diagram of the new location is posted on the construction fencing, which went up about two weeks…

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A Coney Island preschool is getting some fancy — and eco-friendly — new digs. In 2012, when Madeleine Jones Head Start Center on Neptune Avenue was decimated by Superstorm Sandy, Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, which owned the preschool, started searching for a new location — eventually finding a great deal in an abandoned lot located at 2856 West 15th Street.…

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…

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