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ENB - Region 2 Notices 3/25/2020

Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Kings County (Broklyn) - The New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (NYC HPD), as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed DeKalb Commons Development. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on April 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at 120 Broadway (Concourse level), New York, NY 10271. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until April 14, 2020. The Draft EIS is available from the contact listed below and on line at: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/services-and-information/environmental-review.page.

The action involves the development of new affordable housing in the Bedford‐Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, Community District (CD) 3. The Proposed Actions include designation of an Urban Development Action Area (UDAA", project approval of an Urban Development Action Area Project (UDAAP), and disposition of City‐owned property. The Applicant is proposing to develop eight vacant lots with a total of three buildings containing a total of approximately 84 affordable dwelling units (DUs), plus one dwelling unit for a residential superintendent (for a total of approximately 85 DUs), and approximately 2,512 gross square foot of commercial space (Proposed Project). The vacant sites include a total of eight tax lots and are grouped into three Development Sites in the Bedford‐Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. All eight lots are owned by HPD and would be conveyed to the Project Sponsor.

The Proposed Actions would facilitate the development of three buildings containing approximately 84 dwelling units, plus one unit for the residential superintendent (for a total of approximately 85 DUs) and 2,512 gross square foot of commercial space. The Proposed Project would be completed and occupied in 2023. The DEIS identifies potential significant adverse impacts related to shadows. Measures that could fully or partially mitigate impacts for these impacts are identified in the DEIS. In the event mitigation measures are found to be infeasible, the significant adverse impacts would be unmitigated. The project is located 633-639 DeKalb Avenue, 648-654 DeKalb Avenue and 1187 Fulton Street in Brooklyn, New York.

Contact: Matthew Juliana, NYC HPD, 100 Gold Street, New York, NY 10037 Phone: 212-863-8575, E-mail: JulianaM@hpd.nyc.gov.


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