Brooklyn

Report: Rezoning Could Cause Gowanus Heat Waves; Green Mandates Recommended

Report: Rezoning Could Cause Gowanus Heat Waves; Green Mandates Recommended

Gowanus — an area already subject to a poor air and water quality, heavy traffic and lack of parks and open space — could suffer the effects of the urban heat island effect as higher density buildings are developed.

Brooklyn’s Little-Known Kingsland Wildflowers Is a Rooftop Oasis for NYC Wildlife

Brooklyn’s Little-Known Kingsland Wildflowers Is a Rooftop Oasis for NYC Wildlife

Untapped Cities visits Kingsland Wildflowers, a little-known native wildflower rooftop garden located in Brooklyn along Newtown Creek.

Clinton Hill School Gets Millions In Greenhouse Funding

Clinton Hill School Gets Millions In Greenhouse Funding

The Urban Assembly Unison School is one of seven schools slated to receive greenhouse funding from Eric Adams' $7 million initiative.

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s New Green Roof Lets Kids Explore the Wilderness in the Middle of the City

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s New Green Roof Lets Kids Explore the Wilderness in the Middle of the City

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is bringing the wilderness to the middle of the city. The museum unveiled a space that includes a forest, trails, interactive exhibits and a winged canopy that takes center stage.