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Caton Place rezonings

The Stable Brooklyn community recently met with CM Lander’s office to discuss upcoming developments on Caton Place. These include: Kensington Stables 57 Caton Place (warehouse next to stable) — ULURP application for residential with commercial overlay Calvary Cathedral of Praise … Continue reading

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Stable Brooklyn Community Group Returns!

Hi neighbors! It’s been a really long time since our last big community mobilization and I see that I allowed this website to really lay fallow. A bunch of the PDFs and images are missing. Don’t worry! I’ll fix it … Continue reading

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CB7 Sanitation and Transportation meetings 10/3/13

October 3, 2013 Sanitation Committee, 6:30pm Learn more and ask questions about NYC’s organic food waste recycling pilot program in Windsor Terrace. Transportation Committee, 7:30pm Come share your concerns with DOT Traffic Planning about the McDonald Avenue corridor between Caton … Continue reading

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Two Public Hearings Feb. 9, 2011

Please plan to attend 2 important public hearings on Wed, FEB 9, 2011 at the International Baptist Church (312 Coney Island Ave, entrance on Caton Place)   6:30 pm Presentation by the School Construction Authority on plans for a new … Continue reading

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New York City Seeks to Turn Condos Into Affordable Housing

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124710107390415651.html By NICK TIMIRAOS New York City announced Wednesday a pilot program to turn empty or stalled condominium developments into affordable housing, an idea consumer advocates have been pushing for years. The program, which aims to convert as many as … Continue reading

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Changes Coming to Park Circle this Fall

NYC Department of Transportation held a follow-up meeting on Tuesday, June 16 with the community to discuss short-term improvements to Park Circle for pedestrians, cyclists, horses, and cars. The plan is to tighten the traffic lanes and create a dedicated … Continue reading

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Second Life: Locals look to nab foreclosed condos for affordable housing

Matt Chaban from The Architect’s Paper has been following our efforts to re-purpose 23 Caton Place. See his May 7, 2009 article below:   05.07.2009 Second Life: Locals look to nab foreclosed condos for affordable housing

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It’s Official! As of March 11th, 2009, Our Neighborhood is Re-Zoned!

The hard work finally paid off. Our neighborhood has been re-zoned to reflect the current built environment and to allow for sensible growth. This re-zoning effort was the result of everyone–community members, elected officials, community board, and city agencies–working together … Continue reading

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Community Meeting about 23 Caton Place

My notes from our recent meeting. Please email corrections, responses, recommendatons for further action to stablebrooklyn@yahoogroups.com. (Join the listserv if you aren’t already a member!)–June As most of us know, 23 Caton Place is a 7-story, 107-unit unfinished skeleton of … Continue reading

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What to Do About 23 Caton Place?

Community Meeting – ALL ARE WELCOME! Thursday, February 5, 20097:00 pm-9:00 pmInternational Baptist Church312 Coney Island Ave Link to Map (Caton Place entrance) The meeting is sponsored by: Assemblymember Jim Brennan Councilmember Bill de Blasio Community Board 7 The Pratt … Continue reading

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