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New Concept: A Library Topped with Affordable Housing

National Equity Fund partner, Fifth Avenue Committee, a non-profit community development organization in South Brooklyn, and the Brooklyn Public Library are turning a concept in shared-use spaces into a brick-and-mortar reality. Using the core and shell of the Sunset Park branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, a new eight-story building will be built, expanding and modernizing the library, then adding 49 new units of permanently affordable housing on the upper floors. Read more.