Greenest Block 2015

Greenest Block In Brooklyn

The Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest promotes streetscape gardening, tree stewardship, and community development in Brooklyn through block and merchant associations and other groups.

Prizes are awarded for residential and commercial blocks and for greenest storefront, best window box, and other greening efforts.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 718-623-7250.

2015 Residential Category Winners

1st Place

Bainbridge Street Homeowners and Tenants Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

2nd Place

300 East 25th Street Block Association

Flatbush

3rd Place

The E. 49th & E. 48th Street Block Association

East Flatbush

2015 Commercial Category Winners

1st Place

Fulton Area Business Alliance

Fort Greene

2nd Place

Mid-Atlantic Block Association

Boerum Hill

3rd Place

Cortelyou Road Merchants Association

Ditmas Park West

2015 Greenest Storefront

1st Place

Rose Water Restaurant

Entered by Union Street Block Association
Park Slope

2nd Place

Thistle Hill Tavern

Entered by Park Pavilion
Park Slope

2015 Residential Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mention

Citizens for a Better Community

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

East 38th Street 2001 Block Association

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

East 59th Street United Block Association

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

Lefferts Alliance Community Togetherness Block Association (Bedford/Rogers)

Lefferts Garden

Honorable Mention

Lincoln Road R&B Block Association

Lefferts Gardens

Honorable Mention

LinRoFORMA

Lefferts Garden

Honorable Mention

Ocean by the Park Tree Club

Lefferts Gardens

Honorable Mention

Sterling Place Block Association

Park Slope

Honorable Mention

Sterling Street B&W Block Association

Lefferts Garden

Honorable Mention

E. 49th & E. 48th Street Block Association

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

Vanderveer Place Block Association

Flatbush

2015 Commercial Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mention

Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership

Clinton Hill

National Grid Leadership in Sustainable Practices Award

1st Place

Ingersoll Garden of Eden

Season extension
Fort Greene

2015 Best Street Tree Beds

1st Place

E. 49th & E. 48th Street Block Association

East Flatbush

2nd Place Tie

200 Decatur Street/Stuyvesant Avenue Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

2nd Place Tie

Tilder Block Association

East Flatbush

2015 Best Community Garden Streetscape

1st Place

Bridge Plaza Community Garden

Bridge Plaza

2nd Place

Red Shed Community Garden

Williamsburg

Special Commendation

Union Street Block Association

For "Doggie Spots"—an extraordinary innovation in street tree care
Park Slope

2015 Best Window Box

1st Place

Decatur Street between Throop Avenue and Marcus Garvey Boulevard

Entered by Second Block of Decatur Street Association
Bedford-Stuyvesant

2nd Place

Ronald Jean, 3104 Snyder Avenue

Entered by Tilder Block Association
Flatbush

3rd Place Tie

Entered by Marion Street Park Block Association
Ocean Hill

3rd Place Tie

Jill McGuinness, 21 Stoddard Place

Entered by Sullivan, Ludlam, Stoddard Neighborhood Association
Crown Heights

Support

The Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest is a project of Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, with leadership support from Brooklyn Community Foundation.

Logo: Brooklyn BoroughLogo: Brooklyn Community FoundationLogo: Dept of Cultural Affairs

Major Sponsor, Community Greening Programs
Logo: National Grid

Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
East 49th Street between Lenox Road and Linden Boulevard
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Fulton Street between South Portland Avenue and South Oxford Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Atlantic Avenue between Bond and Nevins Streets
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Cortelyou Road between Argyle and Westminster Roads
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Rose Water Restaurant, 787 Union Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Thistle Hill Tavern, 441 Seventh Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
East 39th Street between Foster Avenue and Farragut Road
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
East 38th Street between Farragut and Glenwood Roads
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
East 59th Street between Foster Avenue and Farragut Road
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Lefferts Avenue between Bedford and Rogers Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Lincoln Road between Bedford and Rogers Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Lincoln Road between Flatbush and Ocean Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Ocean Avenue between Lincoln Road and Parkside Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Sterling Place between Seventh and Flatbush Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Sterling Street between Washington and Bedford Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
E.49th Street between Lenox Road and Clarkson Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Vanderveer Place between Flatbush Avenue and East 23rd Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Myrtle Ave between Hall Street and Washington Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Ingersoll Garden of Eden. Myrtle Avenue between Fleet Place and Navy Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
East 49th Street between Lenox Road and Linden Boulevard
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Decatur Street between Lewis and Stuyvesant Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
East 32nd Street between Tilden and Snyder Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Bridge Plaza Community Garden, Concord Street between Bridge and Duffield Streets
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Red Shed Community Garden, Kingsland Avenue between Skillman Street and Maspeth Avenue.
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Union Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Decatur Street between Throop Avenue and Marcus Garvey Boulevard
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
3104 Snyder Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
Marion Street between Rockaway Avenue and Thomas Boyland Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2015
21 Stoddard Place
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