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Brooklyn Front and Center in NYC’s Housing Strategy

In this file photo, Alicia Glen, MayorBill de Blasio's pick for Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, speaks to reporters in Brooklyn, New York, Monday Dec. 23, 2013. (Shenghua Sung)
In this file photo, Alicia Glen, MayorBill de Blasio's pick for Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, speaks to reporters in Brooklyn, New York, Monday Dec. 23, 2013. (Shenghua Sung)

NEW YORK—Since Downtown Brooklyn was rezoned a decade ago, the ripple effect of the entrepreneurial spirit that flooded into the borough has turned Brooklyn into...




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