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BBP Members Among The First To Own A Pierhouse Tower Condo… Because What Else Did You Expect

In case you thought this story couldn’t get any loopier (or fade into obscurity), DNA Info NY reported that two of the BBP Board members — David Offensend and Henry “Hank” Gutman — were among the first to buy condos in the Pierhouse Tower in March 2014. According to the article: Offensend, who stepped down […]

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Borough President’s Hearing on Library Plan Brings Out Players on Both Sides

Tuesday evening’s hearing, called by Borough President Eric Adams (at left in photo, next to his Land Use Supervisor, Richard Bearak) as part of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) for the proposed sale of the site of the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) to developer Hudson Companies. Hudson proposes […]

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BHA, Other Groups Settle with City and State over Park Land

Last year, neighborhood and preservation organizations, including the Brooklyn Heights Association, prevailed in lawsuits in both federal and state courts in which they contested the actions of the National Park Service and the city and state governments to transfer the Tobacco Warehouse site from Brooklyn Bridge Park for use as a new home for St. […]

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