Located on the corner of Lewis Avenue, the location at 478 Halsey Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant
recently opened earlier this month and occupies 1,058 s/f of ground floor space.
Eager to expand her role in empowering people through dance and the arts, Smallwood returned home to Bedford-Stuyvesant
on a mission to transform her neighborhood.
fund is the first in a series of neighborhood investment funds that will invest in a portfolio of residential and mixed-use properties providing investors with steady income, asset diversification and professional management.
She hired limousines to bring insurance executives from Manhattan to Brooklyn to show them that properties in Bedford-Stuyvesant
were valuable and insurable.
As is typical of Safeguard's 63 open stores nationwide, the Bedford-Stuyvesant
self-storage facility will be designed with security, convenience and customer service in mind.
In the north-central region of Brooklyn called Bedford-Stuyvesant
, the brownstone-lined streets that were known in the 1970s as the largest ghetto in the United States have seen their inhabitants' quality of life slowly rise over the years along with property values.
was full of beautiful owner-occupied brownstones, but hardly anyone wanted insure them.
As historians Harold Connolly, Clarence Taylor, Craig Wilder and others have meticulously shown, Bedford-Stuyvesant
was a community shaped by two different histories: the hope and optimism of its working class families, of which Blacks were at one point one group among many; and the racial ideologies and policies that slowly made the community an overcrowded, economically stagnant and racially segregated black neighborhood.
Instead of working for a family in a luxurious Upper East Side apartment, Sandra walks down to three rooms in her mother's Bedford-Stuyvesant
home, where she performs the functions of caretaker, teacher, parent educator, advocate and referral service.
Though he had a difficult childhood growing up in foster care in Brooklyn's crime-ridden Bedford-Stuyvesant
neighborhood, his basketball prowess helped him gain admission to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia.
Mary's Hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant
has run out of financial options to keep it afloat.
Growing up in a Nigerian, immigrant family with a house full of relatives in Bedford-Stuyvesant
, he had firsthand interactions with drug dealers, gangsters and violence--whether he wanted to or not.