A long-awaited retail mall is scheduled to open on Hunts Point Avenue this fall, but will look much different than an ambitious proposal presented to Community Board 2 five years ago.
A Canadian cement company will break ground in August on a 16-acre parcel at the end of East 149th Street, building a facility it said will “revolutionize” the way cement is distributed around the region through water-borne transportation.
The city will soon solicit ideas for developing the former juvenile detention center on Spofford Avenue. Community Board 2 wants to be sure local residents are involved in the process from the get-go.
The landlord of a residential building in Longwood is in hot water with Community Board 2 members and staff, who say he has been illegally operating it as a shelter for five years.
New and currently serving members of Community Board 2 gathered for a retreat in June to get a better understanding of how they can best serve Hunts Point and Longwood.