Atlantic Avenue BID chooses Kelly Carroll as executive director
She's a Bay Ridge resident and community relations professional
Brooklynite Kelly Carroll was nominated to the position of Executive Director at the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District Friday. An award-winning professional with a decade of experience in community relations and the non-profit sector, Carroll has been instrumental in the creation of new landmarks and historic districts across the city.
Carroll has been thoroughly published regarding her statements and thoughts on public policy, land use and historic preservation by local media, previously serving as Director of Preservation for Landmark West in the Upper West Side.
She received her Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Columbia with a focus on preservation planning. She teaches courses at the Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts at NYU.
Carroll serves on the board of directors for the Art Deco Society of New York and the Crown Heights North Association committee. She lives in Bay Ridge.
Carroll said, “I am thrilled to devote my passion, advocacy and knowledge of New York City neighborhoods exclusively to Brooklyn’s most important artery: Atlantic Avenue. Building on the foundation of the commitment of the members of the AABID, I will work to achieve our mission of enhancing this culturally rich, historically significant thoroughfare of creative, diverse and essential small businesses.”
Established in 2011 and representing more than 300 businesses in the vibrant neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill, the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District is dedicated to promoting the long-term economic development of Atlantic Avenue from Fourth Avenue to the Waterfront.
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