Help Save the Long Island Coignet Building

–Gowans, Brooklyn– Help Save the Long Island Coignet Building After years of planning and discussion, Whole Foods is finally moving on its proposed first supermarket in Brooklyn on Third Street and Third Avenue in Gowanus. As part of this plan, they intend to restore (and hopefully re-use) the long-neglected landmark New York and Long Island […]

BICYCLE TOUR of GOWANUS

BICYCLE TOUR of GOWANUS: Come join us for a series of tours throughout 2011, highlighting our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. The Gowanus is a unique area that largely retains its industrial character, with some of the local businesses dating back more than 75 years. In recent years, plans for the canal have conflicted with the […]

HDC's New Maps!!

http://www.communitywalk.com/historic_districts_council/historic_districts_council/map/1007962 HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with. http://hdc.org/  http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm

HDC's New Maps!!

http://www.communitywalk.com/historic_districts_council/historic_districts_council/map/1007962 HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with. http://hdc.org/  http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm

Get to know the Brooklyn waterfront

From Dan Wiley, wileydani@gmail.com Here are two upcoming tours, this weekend and next: Sunday, September 30, 9:30 am – 12 noonCruising the Gowanus Canal BCUE tour led by Dan WileyMeet at Fulton Ferry Landing, foot of Old Fulton St, opposite the River Café.(Pre-payment and registration required – call Ruth Edebohls at 718-788-8500 x 208 or […]

Movement on Gowanus Development

Canal condos comingBy Ariella CohenThe Brooklyn PaperIn the tortoise race to transform the gritty neighborhood that surrounds the Gowanus Canal into a residential enclave, it appears one condo developer has finally emerged as a hare. David Kramer of Hudson Companies said this week that he plans to begin building the first new residential development west […]

Go for a cruise on the Gowanus Canal (no,really)

Sunday, June 24, 9:30 AM – 12 PMBCUE Tour Cruising the Gowanus Canal led by Dan WileyMeet at Fulton Ferry Landing, foot of Old Fulton St, opposite the River Café.Visit www.bcue.org and click Urban Tours section for details on this and others. Pre-reg/paymt required call Ruth Edebohls at 718-788-8500 x 208 or e-mail edebohls@bcue.org Description: […]