Greenest Block 2016

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.

2016 Residential Category Winners

1st Place

300 East 25th Street Block Association

Flatbush

2nd Place

Sterling Place Block Association

Park Slope

3rd Place

Lincoln Road R&B Block Association

Lefferts Gardens

2016 Commercial Category Winners

1st Place

Fulton Area Business Alliance

Fort Greene

2nd Place

Mid-Atlantic Block Association

Boerum Hill

2016 Greenest Storefront

1st Place

Rose Water Restaurant

Entered by Union Street Block Association
Park Slope

2nd Place

Healthway

Entered by 700 Hancock Street Block Association
Bedford-Stuyvesant

2nd Place

James Weir Floral

Entered by Montague Street BID
Brooklyn Heights

3rd Place

Y U Nail

Entered by Mid-Atlantic Block Association
Boerum Hill

2016 Residential Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mention

85 Eastern Parkway Tenants Association

Prospect Heights

Honorable Mention

200 Decatur Street/Stuyvesant Avenue Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

East 48 Street J & K Block Association

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

Lefferts Alliance Community Togetherness Block Association (Bedford/Rogers)

Lefferts Gardens

Honorable Mention

Macon Street Ralph/Howard Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Maple Street Block Association

Lefferts Gardens

Honorable Mention

Marion Street Park Block Association

Ocean Hill

Honorable Mention

Ocean by the Park Tree Club

Lefferts Gardens

Honorable Mention

Tilder Block Association

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

Union Street Block Association

Crown Heights

Honorable Mention

Vanderveer Place Block Association

Flatbush

National Grid Leadership in Sustainable Practices Award

1st Place

Pacific Street Brooklyn Bears Community Garden

Park Slope

2016 Best Street Tree Beds

1st Place

Stuyvesant Avenue Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Honorable Mention

Tilder Block Association

East Flatbush

Honorable Mention

East 49th & East 48th Street Block Association

East Flatbush

2016 Best Community Garden Streetscape

1st Place

Pacific Street Brooklyn Bears Community Garden

Park Slope

2nd Place

Lefferts Place Block Association Community Garden

Bedford-Stuyvesant

2016 Best Window Box

1st Place

Daniel Perez, 1083 Dean Street

Entered by Walt Shamel Garden
Crown Heights

2nd Place

Teena Pavone, 256 Ovington Avenue

Entered by Ovington Avenue Historic District
Bay Ridge

3rd Place

Barbara Genco, 170 Prospect Park West

Entered by 12th Street Park Block Association
Park Slope

Honorable Mention

Susan Weseen, 321 Sixth Street

Entered by Sixth Street Block Association
Park Slope

Special Commendation

Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership

For “TreED on Myrtle”—a citizen-science project engaging youth in sustainable street tree stewardship
Clinton Hill

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 2016
East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Sterling Place between Seventh and Flatbush Avenues.
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Lincoln Road between Bedford and Rogers Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Fulton Street between South Portland Avenue and South Elliott Place
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Atlantic Avenue between Bond and Nevins Streets
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
787 Union Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
177 Patchen Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
155 Montague Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
414 Atlantic Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Eastern Parkway between Underhill and Washington Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Ocean Avenue between Lincoln Road and Parkside Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
East 32nd Street between Tilden and Snyder Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Union Street between Rogers and Nostrand Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Vanderveer Place between Flatbush Avenue and East 23rd Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Pacific Street between 4th and Flatbush Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Stuyvesant Avenue between Bainbridge and Chauncey Streets
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
East 32nd Street between Tilden and Snyder Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
East 49th Street between Lenox Road and Linden Boulevard
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Lefferts Place between Franklin and Classon Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
1083 Dean Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
256 Ovington Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
170 Prospect Park West
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
321 Sixth Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Myrtle Avenue between Washington Avenue and Hall Street
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Decatur Street between Stuyvesant and Lewis Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
East 48th Street between Avenues J and K
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Lefferts Avenue between Bedford and Rogers Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Macon Street between Ralph and Howard Avenues
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Maple Street between Bedford and Rogers
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Marion Street between Thomas Boyland Street and Rockaway Avenue
Greenest Block in Brooklyn 2016
Pacific Street between 4th and Flatbush Avenues
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