Brooklyn Heights Public Library

After a long struggle, Build Up NYC and its coalition partners successfully reshaped the Brooklyn Heights library redevelopment into a great project for Brooklyn.

 

 

 

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A Better Deal for Brooklyn

After a long struggle, Build Up NYC and its coalition partners have won a huge victory for the Brooklyn Heights Community. The coalition successfully reshaped the Brooklyn Heights library redevelopment into a great project for Brooklyn. The project will help keep Brooklyn affordable for families, improve options for schools, increase library space and provide good jobs for Brooklynites. The 114…

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BUNYC Activists Educate Prime Voters On Brooklyn Heights Library Redevelopment Project

Build Up NY activists concerned about a controversial plan to buy and redevelop the Brooklyn Heights library branch knocked on hundreds of doors in the neighborhood on Halloween to educate and mobilize engaged voters on the issue. Under the proposed plan, Hudson Companies would build a tower with 139 luxury condo units on the Cadman Plaza site, while reducing and…

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Demanding Good Jobs & Affordable Housing at Brooklyn Heights Public Library Hearing

Members of Build Up NYC testified before the Brooklyn Borough President about the need for safe, good jobs and affordable housing on the Brooklyn Heights Library redevelopment.   Build Up activists also turned out for the hearing and distributed leaflets outside the meeting and made our voices heard inside the meeting. The office of the Brooklyn borough president held a hearing on August…

Build Up NYC to Hudson Companies: Good Jobs and Affordable Housing Are Needed at Brooklyn Heights Library Redevelopment

As Borough President Eric Adams listened to testimony on the proposed $52 million sale of a Brooklyn Heights library to a developer, Hudson Companies, he was met by dozens of Brooklyn workers rallying for responsible development and good jobs that will help local families who depend on steady pay-checks.






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Join Us on August 18th to Stand Up for Good Jobs & Affordable Housing

Rama Campbell, painter and drywall taper pictured above, will be one of a number of Brooklyn residents standing up for good jobs and affordable housing on the Brooklyn Heights Library development on August 18th. The library is being sold to the Hudson Companies, a private developer for $52 million. The developer plans to renovate and reduce the size of the…

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Build Up Speaks Out For Good Jobs & Responsible Development at Community Board 2

Build Up NYC activists turned out and spoke out at the Brooklyn Community Board 2 zoning committee, jobs and economic development committee, and the full community board meeting about the Hudson Companies proposed redevelopment of the Brooklyn Heights Library. Build Up activists provided testimony about the importance of good jobs and affordable housing in Brooklyn and called on the Hudson…