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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Magic’s latest trick

Fort Greene: Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson is in talks with Councilwoman Letita James (D–Fort Greene) and a prominent Clinton Hill pastor to build affordable housing in the fast-gentrifying neighborhood, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comment.

School teaches art of the deal

Greene Acres: A Brooklyn school has taught some developers a lesson in real estate, beating out more than a dozen competitors for a prized piece of land in central Clinton Hill that could have supported at least six floors of luxury housing. Comment.

The ‘Elephant’ in the womb

Art: Two artsy Brooklynites are betting that Wallabout — the northern edge of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill — will be the next “it” place in the Brooklyn art scene. Comment.

Affordable housing at old jail site

Fort Greene: Community leaders hailed the city’s selection of Pratt Area Community Council as one of three groups that will develop the site of the former Navy Brig on the border of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment.

Graffiti clean-up builds community

Fort Greene: The 88th Precinct wants your help in ending the scourge of graffiti. Comment.