The Community Board 2 has approved the moving of two Human Resources Administration offices from 210 Livingston St. to 470 Vanderbilt Ave. The offices will be staffed by 1800 employees.
The move could add $2 to $4 million in economic activity to the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill neighborhoods. In an employee survey of HRA workers, 77 percent said they would buy breakfast and 81 percent lunch near the office building.
In order to generate new parking spaces, the Department of Transportation is reviewing possible changes to the parking rules on Washington Ave, Atlantic Ave, and Cumberland St.
The move should help generate retail activity on that stretch of Fulton St. A stretch previously hampered by empty buildings and the Brooklyn Tech field.
Linda Collins, Human Resources Admininstration Offices to Move to 470 Vanderbilt Ave. in Fort Greene, Brooklyn Daily Eagle