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Herkimer-Rochester Street Block Association

Information about this lot

Known Use: community garden
Address: 816 HERKIMER STREET, Brooklyn, 11233
Area: 0.14 acres (6170 square feet)
Block and Lot: Brooklyn, block 1710, lot 9
More information about this lot at OASIS

Political Boundaries

City Council District 36 represented by Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Community District Brooklyn 3 ( bk03@cb.nyc.gov / 718-622-6601 ), district manager: Henry Butler
Find all elected officials for this lot at Who Represents Me? NYC

Why is this lot here?

We posted this lot because:

  • The lot is being used as a community garden.
  • In MapPLUTO the city lists this lot's landuse as vacant.
  • In MapPLUTO the city lists this lot's building class as vacant.

Government Agency

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (public)
Contact: Lin Zeng, Deputy Director (212.863.5327)

Housing Preservation and Development is not granting interim licenses now. The only way to have the community access this lot is by getting it transferred to another agency. Look below for Pathways that will guide you.

Urban Renewal

This lot is part of the Fulton Park urban renewal plan.

News feed

Jan. 5, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
paula at 596 acres said

This garden is still in the inventory of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). Call Carlos at GreenThumb and ask why it was not transferred to Parks:

36 gardens that were on HPD land just were: http://brooklyndeep.org/de-blasios-community-garden-deal/

Carlos Martinez, Deputy Director
(212) 602-5329
Carlos.Martinez@parks.nyc.gov