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Will There or Won’t There be a Garage at Riverside Apartments in Willowtown

Remember the saga of the Riverside Apartments parking garage? Well the story continues according to Brooklyn Brief.

Will there or won’t there be a parking garage built there — well the answer is “it’s complicated”:

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NYT on Long Time Riverside Apartments Resident

The New York Times writes about long time Riverside Apartments resident Brad Smith: New York Times: Mr. Smith, who turned 79 on Thanksgiving, has lived at Riverside since 1960, when he rented a three-room apartment for $68.33 a month. His quarters, for which he now pays about $365, are extremely modest in size. Yet he […]

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Last Gasp for Riverside Apartments Parking Lot?

A BHB tipster informs us that the  NY State Division of Housing and Community Renewal has denied the Pinnacle Group’s appeal to reopen the case for a parking lot in the Riverside Apartments’ courtyard.  Basically, he reports that the landlord was attempting to “restore retro-active tenant rents without making any improvements or restoration to the courtyard.” Pinnacle’s reps […]

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LPC: No Parking Lot for You, Riverside Apartments

The folks at Brownstoner, who have time for “reporting and stuff” bring us this dispatch about the parking lot project at Riverside Apartments:

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What’s Going on at Riverside Apartments?

 The Brooklyn Eagle reports today that the Pinnacle Group have a new plan for the courtyard at  Riverside Apartments on Joralemon Street.

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Appellate Court Affirms Decision Against Proposed Riverside Garage

In the latest development in a story that’s been unfolding for over five years, the Appellate Division, New York Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal to deny the application of landlord Pinnacle Group to build an underground parking garage in the courtyard (photo) between […]

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Riverside Trees in Their Youth: Early 1900s

To counter allegations by Pinnacle Group, which seeks to remove the trees in the courtyard between the A.T. White Riverside Apartments and the BQE to build an underground parking garage, that the trees are of recent growth, Bill Ringler, President of the Riverside Tenants’ Association, has done some sleuthing and found this photo, dating from […]

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Riverside Garage Proposal Raises its Head Again

Over three years ago, we noted that the proposal by landlord Pinnacle Group to build a parking garage in the courtyard between the A.T. White Riverside Apartments and the BQE, which would entail destruction of a grove of mature trees (see photo) as well as disruption of tenants’ lives, was “proving harder to kill than […]

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Flash: Court Upholds Order Barring Riverside Garage Construction

Bill Ringler, President of the Riverside Tenants’ Association, has advised us that the court hearing the appeal of the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal’s decision denying Pinnacle Group, landlord for the A.T. White Riverside Apartments, permission to destroy a courtyard and several mature trees that lie between the apartments and the BQE to […]

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Riverside Tenants’ Association Receives BHA’s Community Service Award

Naturally, we’ve been kvelling about the Community Service Award the Brooklyn Heights Association gave to BHB at their annual meeting Monday evening. Ours was not, however, the only such award given. The other, very deserving, in our view, recipient was the Riverside Tenants’ Association, honored for its work to preserve the Riverside Apartments, on Columbia […]

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