Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 Winners

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    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at E 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue DGreenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at E 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Atlantic Avenue between Bond Street and Nevins Street.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Atlantic Avenue between Bond Street and Nevins Street.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 430 Eighth Street.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 430 Eighth Street.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 757 Fulton Street.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 757 Fulton Street.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 738 East 39th Street.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 738 East 39th Street.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Eighth Street between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Eighth Street between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Kingsland Avenue between Skillman Avenue and Maspeth Avenue.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Kingsland Avenue between Skillman Avenue and Maspeth Avenue.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 8th Street between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at 8th Street between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at St. Marks Avenue between Vanderbilt Avenue and Carlton Avenue.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at St. Marks Avenue between Vanderbilt Avenue and Carlton Avenue.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Lefferts Avenue between Nostrand Avenue and Rogers Avenue.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Lefferts Avenue between Nostrand Avenue and Rogers Avenue.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at East 39th Street between Foster Avenue and Farragut Road.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at East 39th Street between Foster Avenue and Farragut Road.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Schenectady Avenue between Avenue D and Foster Avenue. Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Schenectady Avenue between Avenue D and Foster Avenue.
    • Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Lincoln Road between Bedford Avenue and Rogers Avenue.Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2011 finalist at Lincoln Road between Bedford Avenue and Rogers Avenue.

    On Wednesday, August 3, the winners of the 17th Annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest were announced. The coveted first prize in the residential category was presented to East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D. First place in the commercial category went to Atlantic Avenue between Bond Street and Nevins Street. The Greenest Storefront category went to Habana Outpost, located at 757 Fulton Street. Winner of the Best Street Tree Beds was 8th Street between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West. Best Window Box was awarded to Joyce Rooney of 430 8th Street as entered by the 8th Street Block Association.

    For a complete list of winners with pictures, visit 2011 Winners. To read more about the press conference announcing the winners and detailing some of the achievements of the Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest, read the press release.

    The Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest is an annual event of BBG’s GreenBridge, promoting streetscape gardening, tree stewardship, and community development in Brooklyn. The contest is free to enter, and winners for best residential and commercial blocks, Greenest Storefront, Best Street Tree Beds, Best Window Box, and Best Community Garden Streetscape are awarded prizes of cash or gardening tools; all participants are awarded a recognition certificate. For more information about the contest and how you can get involved next year, visit Greenest Block in Brooklyn.


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