City Wants a Less Ugly BQE in Carroll Gardens

The Bloomberg administration wants to dress up the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway with some greenery.

Long an eyesore, the BQE runs through Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill just south of Downtown Brooklyn, slicing the two neighborhoods off from residential blocks to the west. Now the city’s Economic Development Corporation is looking for a design team to suggest ways to make it slightly less of an eyesore, as the agency on Monday put out a “request for...

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