Construction will bring new challenges including noise, dust, vibration, rodents, street closures, traffic and more. What will the construction hours be?
A group of residents from most affected blocks of State Street have created an organization, the 400 & 500 State St Block Association, that has filed a suit based on a lack of promised transition from Downtown to Boerum Hill. At the same time they are negotiating a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) that will outline tactics to mitigate the condition I mentioned above.
Please read through these documents and information on this website. You can click here to make a donation to the legal fund.
Please take a moment to educate yourself as this project enters the next phase.
Construction fencing will be erected in May, demolition will begin in June and last until October. Excavation and foundation work could begin in November or December. The Schermerhorn extension will close in May and remain closed forever.