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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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Brooklyn Eagle News Coverage

12-12-2008: Community Board 7 Seeks To Downzone Neighborhood  12-22-2008: Councilmember de Blasio Supports Stable Brooklyn Rezoning  

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Community Plan of the Month

To coincide with the rezoning process, our community plan is being featured on the Municipal Arts Society’s “Campaign for Community Based Planning” website this month. Have a look: Stable Brooklyn Plan at Municipal Arts Society–“Plan of the Month”

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