Voices from the Neighborhood

Doreen Gallo: DUMBO

Voices from the Neighborhood   BROOKLYN Doreen Gallo: DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance Interviewed October 7, 2010, by Susan Hopper, HDC board member ——————————————————————————————————— How did you get started with preservation? In 1997, a developer proposed a plan to develop the DUMBO interbridge area between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. I organized a waterfront subcommittee of the […]

Voices from the Neighborhood: Linda Mariano from FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus)

Voices from the Neighborhood   Telephone Interview on experiences with the Six to Celebrate Program With Susan Hopper, HDC Board Member Date of interview: 8-30-2013 Name: Linda Mariano     Email/Tel: joeandlinda393@aol.com  718-935-0446 Neighborhood/Group/Year of participation:  Gowanus/FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus); 2011 Six to Celebrate Participant ——————————————————————————————————- Why did you apply to Six […]

Voices from the Neighborhood

Neighborhood leaders from across the city told their preservation stories to HDC board member Susan Hopper. To read their stories and find out how HDC assisted them view below. BROOKLYN Linda Mariano: FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus) “Simeon Bankoff [HDC’s Executive Director], and HDC staff are providing help with the property owners list for […]

Pat Courtney: Volunteers for Isham Park

  Voices from the Neighborhood     Telephone Interview on experiences with the Six to Celebrate Program With Susan Hopper, HDC Board Member Date: 9-13-13 Name(s): Pat Courtney 212-569-0062 Neighborhood/Group/Year of participation:  Inwood, Isham Park 2011         ——————————————————————————————————- Why did your neighborhood apply to HDC’s Six to Celebrate? We applied because even […]

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