News and ongoing work

Crown Heights project underway

June 9, 2017: Work is starting on the interior renovation to a Crown Heights gem on St Johns Street.


The project will examine a reworking of the bathrooms and kitchens, heating and air conditioning while maintaining the extraordinary original details and woodwork inside.

St Felix Street extension is taking shape

June 1, 2017: Work is advanding quickly on this home in the Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District.


The design was approved by the NYC Landmarks Commission in mid-summer 2016.


Lakeshore Form Based Code is presented to the city.

March 1, 2017: Christopher Stienon conducted a training session on the new zoning prototype and form based code to City Planning officials at city hall in Gary, Indiana.


There are already studies underway to upgrade the train station. A temporary closure of Route 12 was proposed by the community to test the proposal and prepare for the eventual rerouting of this highway.