Low-Rent, Senior Housing Planned for Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

Apr 08, 18 Low-Rent, Senior Housing Planned for Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

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Studio Libeskind released three renderings depicting their design for an affordable housing complex in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. The 10-floor apartment block will be constructed in the Sumner Houses estate in the northeastern Brooklyn neighborhood. The architecture firm designed the masterplan for the...

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Landmark Status Granted to Empire State Dairy in East New York

Mar 26, 18 Landmark Status Granted to Empire State Dairy in East New York

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The Empire State Dairy just received landmark status. Located in East New York, the factory was built in 1914 for the Borden Dairy Factory. The property holds five buildings on a 76,375 square foot area. Later the company changed to the Empire State Dairy producing milk and ice cream. Historian and tile collector Michael Padwee has...

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Scott Mead Reaching Above the Clouds

Mar 11, 18 Scott Mead Reaching Above the Clouds

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Where does one turn once they have fulfilled their business/corporate dreams?  When the financial security has been achieved, which productive direction can they follow to channel their energy?  There are many different answers to this question, but they often fall into the same broad category:  creativity. Scott Mead has harnessed...

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Shower Bus for Homeless Proposed for Brooklyn

Feb 11, 18 Shower Bus for Homeless Proposed for Brooklyn

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Modeled on a program now implemented in San Francisco, California, a group called Turning Point Brooklyn is working hard to bring a mobile shower facility to the homeless people of Brooklyn. The bus will be fitted with two shower stalls, toilets sinks and benches, and will travel to and from the usual locations where the homeless...

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Trending with Ashwin Kumar Vasan

It’s always interesting to learn more about the people behind the hedge funds that many New Yorkers invest in. As the Chief Investment Officer and founder of Trend Capital Management LP, Ashwin Kumar Vasan brings an extensive background in finance to his current work. He has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Nebraska and...

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Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

Jan 16, 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic assassination of one of the greatest leaders of modern times,  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If he would have lived until today, he would have turned 89 years old. It is hard to imagine in what ways the world would be different if he had indeed lived his life out until its full...

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