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Brooklyn block 3232, lot 63

Information about this lot

Address: 1277 DE KALB AVENUE, Brooklyn, 11221
Area: 0.03 acres (1411 square feet)
Block and Lot: Brooklyn, block 3232, lot 63
More information about this lot at OASIS

Political Boundaries

City Council District 34 represented by Jennifer Gutierrez
Community District Brooklyn 4 ( / 718-628-8400 ), district manager: Celestina Leon
Find all elected officials for this lot at Who Represents Me? NYC

Why is this lot here?

We think this lot is vacant because:

  • 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.

News feed

March 7, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
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June 22, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
j said

I've tried to reach out to the other organizier here but I haven't heard back. I'm curious about any updates. ~ j

May 18, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
mara @ 596 acres said

A new organizer just signed up on the lot page, and I sent them this:

Thanks for signing up on the lot page! Last time we checked, NYC Housing Preservation and Development has no plans for this vacant public lot. There's a great opportunity for neighbors to make something here!

Here is something you can do immediately: get your neighbors to sign a petition in support of a garden here! I have attached a PDF and added a file you can print and use to the lot’s page:

& here are your next steps:

  1. Put together a proposal for the a garden on this lot. You will need:
    (1) a name
    (2) a written statement of your vision
    (3) a sketch of how you think the land would be used

  2. Get neighbors to support this proposal and sign up to become volunteer garden stewards in the future; you will need at least 10 neighbors to sign up as future volunteers; it would be great to also have 100 supporter signatures to show your community board.

  3. Present, together with your neighbors, to the Community Board for their support; you will be asking them for a letter addressed to the Parks Department requesting they take jurisdiction. Contact your community board to find out how to get on the agenda for an upcoming meeting: Community District Brooklyn 4 ( / 718-628-8400 ), district manager: Nadine Whitted

  4. Present your proposal package to GreenThumb.

Keep us posted on your progress! You can post updates to the lot page. Let us know how we can help you.

Dec. 9, 2015, 8:17 a.m.
paula at 596 acres said

We heard from HPD on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 that there are no plans for this lot. This is a great opportunity to start organizing here!

Jan. 6, 2013, 2:45 a.m.
Paula at 596 Acres said

I put some signs on this lot today (English & Spanish).

Feb. 24, 2012, 7:56 p.m.
Oksana said

This lot is owned by HPD. Visit to view any open Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the lot.