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New Roebling Plaza under Brooklyn Bridge is named for Emily

December 9 | Editorial Staff

Brooklyn Bridge Park on Wednesday broke ground on the space underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. This section will complete the Park as originally planned and will be named in honor of Emily Roebling, the engineer known for her work ensuring the completion of the Bridge. The area will be transformed into a flexible public space that […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ former DUMBO hotel to begin conversion to low-income housing

November 23 | Editorial Staff

Breaking Ground, New York’s largest supportive housing developer, on Monday announced the nonprofit is moving ahead with the repositioning of 90 Sands St. to turn the former Jehovah’s Witnesses hotel into 491 units of affordable and supportive housing. With the closing of the building’s construction loan, the renovation will break ground before the end of […]

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