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View of Edwin's Place (7 Livonia Avenue) - Courtesy of Francis Dzikowski

Developers Celebrate Grand Opening of 7 Livonia Avenue, Affordable Housing Property in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Breaking Ground and the African American Planning Commission Inc. recently celebrated the opening of their co-developed residential property at 7 Livonia Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Known as Edwin’s Place, the property comprises 125 units of affordable and supportive housing in addition to new community space and ground-floor retail.

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Rendering of Glenmore Manor Apartments

Department of City Planning Review Proposals to Construct Glenmore Manor in Brownsville, Brooklyn

The Department of City Planning recently reviewed and assessed proposals to construct Glenmore Manor, a ground-up affordable housing development in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Christopher and Glenmore Avenues, the development is one of several residential components in the Brownsville Plan, an initiative to revitalize and invigorate the surrounding area.

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Edwin's Place

Permits Filed for Robert A.M. Stern Architects-Designed 845 Howard Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Our last reporting on 845 Howard Avenue was after the NYC Department of City Planning gave approval to the Robert A.M. Stern Architects’ design in October. Now, permits have been filed for the site, which also goes by 3 Livonia Avenue, in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The project will be named Edwin’s Place, and will be the fifth project in Brooklyn by the non-profit partnership of Breaking Ground and The African American Planning Commission Inc.

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Edwin's Place

Robert A.M. Stern-Designed Affordable Housing at 3 Livonia Avenue Approved by City Planning, Brownsville

Yesterday, the New York City Planning Commission unanimously approved a new affordable housing development for 3 Livonia Avenue, in Brownsville. This will be the fifth project in Brooklyn by the non-profit partnership of Breaking Ground and The African American Planning Commission Inc. The development, named Edwin’s Place, will create 125 rental units for homeless and low-income families, and comes as part of the Mayor’s housing initiative to build 80,000 new, affordable units over a span of ten years.

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