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Green roofs installed on Admiral’s Row buildings at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

October 5 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection on Monday joined with Steiner NYC, developer of Steiner Studios, to announce the addition of three green roofs at Admiral’s Row in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In total, more than 23,000 square feet of previously impermeable rooftop has been covered with soil and planted with ornamental grasses, perennial wildflowers and […]

Toba Potosky: We Are Failing Our Neighbors Without Homes

June 16 | By Toba Potosky

New Yorkers are well familiar with the problems of homelessness. This has been an issue the city, indeed the country, has grappled with for many years. The confluence of mental illness, high housing costs, poverty, and government inaction have made homelessness seem an intractable problem. It is not. As a candidate to represent the 33rd […]

Toba Potosky: I know affordable housing, because I live in it

May 5 | By Toba Potosky

“New York City is in an affordable housing crisis.” How many times do we need to hear that before our lawmakers take action? The difficult truth is that New York City doesn’t lack affordable housing opportunities — we lack affordable housing leadership. Those in charge either don’t know how to fix the problems, or they […]

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