Greenest Block 2013

The Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest promotes streetscape gardening, tree stewardship, and community development throughout the borough of Brooklyn. Congratulations to all this year's participants, including the winning block and merchant associations listed below!

2013 Greenest Block in Brooklyn Winners (PDF) ›

2013 Residential Category Winners

1st Place

Sterling Street B&W Block Association

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

2nd Place

Sterling Place Block Association

Park Slope

3rd Place

8th Street Block Association (between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West)

Park Slope

2013 Commercial Category Winners

1st Place

Mid-Atlantic Block Association

Boerum Hill

2nd Place

Montague Street BID

Brooklyn Heights

2013 Greenest Storefront

1st Place

My Brooklyn Baby

Entered by the Brooklyn Love Building Merchant Association
Fort Greene

2013 Residential Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mention

300 East 25th Street Block Association

Flatbush

Honorable Mention

Bainbridge Street Homeowners and Tenants Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Historic MacDonough Street Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Jefferson Village Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Lefferts Avenue Block Association (Nostrand/Rogers)

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Honorable Mention

Lefferts Place Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Macon/MacDonough/Stuyvesant/Lewis Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Macon Street Ralph/Howard Block Association

Bedford Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Maple II Block Association

Lefferts Manor

Honorable Mention

Schenectady Avenue Block Association

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

Vanderveer Place Block Association

Flatbush

National Grid Leadership in Sustainable Practices Award

1st Place

8th Street Block Association

Park Slope

2013 Best Street Tree Beds

1st Place

Macon Street Ralph/Howard Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

2nd Place

Vanderveer Place Block Association

East Flatbush

3rd Place

East 49th & East 48th Street Block Association

East Flatbush

2013 Best Window Box

1st Place

Ms. Melita Shepard, 333 East 25th Street

Entered by 300 East 25th Street Block Association

2nd Place

Ms. Hazel Deane, 338 East 25th Street

Entered by 300 East 25th Street Block Association

2013 Best Community Garden Streetscape

1st Place

Bridge Plaza Community Garden

Bridge Plaza

2nd Place

Fulton Ferry Historic Gardens

Brooklyn Heights

Major Sponsor
National Grid. Here with you. Here for You.

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A project of GreenBridge, the community environmental horticulture program of Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Borough President Marty Markowitz, with leadership support from Brooklyn Community Foundation.

Sterling Street between Washington and Bedford Avenues, Prospect-Lefferts Garden
Sterling Place between Flatbush Avenue and 7th Avenue, Park Slope
8th Street between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West, Park Slope
Atlantic Avenue between Bond and Nevins Streets, Boerum Hill
Montague Street between Clinton and Henry Streets, Brooklyn Heights
My Brooklyn Baby, 692 Fulton Street, Fort Greene
East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D, Flatbush
Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant
MacDonough Street between Tompkins and Throop Avenues, Bedford-Stuyvesant
Jefferson Avenue between Franklin and Bedford Avenues, Bedford-Stuyvesant
Lefferts Avenue between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens
Lefferts Place between Classon and Franklin Avenues, Bedford-Stuyvesant
MacDonough between Stuyvesant and Lewis Avenues, Bedford-Stuyvesant
Macon Street between Ralph Avenue and Howard Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant
Maple Street between Bedford and Rogers Avenues, Lefferts Manor
Schenectady Avenue between Avenue D and Foster Avenue, East Flatbush
Vanderveer Place between Flatbush Avenue and East 23rd Street, Flatbush
8th Street between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West, Park Slope
Macon Street between Ralph Avenue and Howard Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant
Vanderveer Place between Flatbush Avenue and East 23rd Street, Flatbush
East 49th Street between Lenox Road and Linden Boulevard, East Flatbush
333 East 25th Street
338 East 25th Street
Concord Street between Bridge and Duffield Streets, Bridge Plaza
Old Fulton Street between Front Street and BQE, Brooklyn Heights
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