Brooklyn's Newest Development a Sweet Deal for Renters

brooklyn domino sugar factory apartments
brooklyn domino sugar factory apartments

Brooklyn gained 660 apartments for low and middle-income New Yorkers on Tuesday, when the New York City Council approved the conversion of the former Domino Sugar refinery into a mixed-income community.

While units for poor and middle-income renters are desperately needed in neighborhoods such as Williamsburg, located along the East River is the city's most populous borough, concerns that several thousand more residents would overwhelm the neighborhood's mass transit, among other objections, have kept the project on the table for six years.

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