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A Very Tall Rental in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

The developers of a rental building in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn, that got off to a rough start, with some neighbors suing to halt construction, are hoping that time has healed wounds now that leasing has begun. The Parkline, a 254-unit development from the Hudson Companies at 626 Flatbush Avenue, near Prospect Park, soars 23 stories, putting it head and shoulders above much of the low-lying area.

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Brooklyn Heights Library Branch Closes Ahead of Redevelopment

An interim branch opened on Remsen Street while Cadman Plaza West gets redeveloped into a condo building

The interim library at Our Lady of Lebanon Church on Remsen Street is open for business as controversial plans to demolish the existing Brooklyn Heights Library move forward. The Brooklyn Heights Library, located on Cadman Plaza West, closed its doors yesterday to make way for its redevelopment into a 36-story mixed-use building, with a new library as part of the tower’s design.

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Brooklyn Heights Library closes, interim library opens on Remsen Street

After a prolonged fight by advocacy groups to keep it open, the Brooklyn Heights Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West closed its doors at the end of the day on Tuesday and was set to open an interim site in the refurbished social room of Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 109 Remsen St., at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

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Hudson Companies Gets $30M Investors Bank Construction Refi for 22 Caton Place in Brooklyn

Investors Bank has provided Hudson Companies with a $30 million permanent loan to refinance its construction loan at 22 Caton Place in the Kensington/Windsor Terrace area of Brooklyn, Commercial Observer has learned.

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New Affordable Housing Opens in Brooklyn

Elected officials and residents celebrated the completion of the Spring Creek housing. The Gateway Elton Street Phase II development comprises three buildings with 175 affordable, green apartments. Officials say the goal of the project is to keep up with the demand for affordable housing in Brooklyn. Gateway II is part of a multiphase project to bring housing, shopping and restaurants to the area.

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