Groups trying to turn Myrtle Avenue into an age-friendly thoroughfare (Brooklyn Eagle)

Myrtle Avenue Seniors

The Brooklyn Eagle recently featured Age-friendly Council District 35 and community partner The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP), an initiative of the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership in their article “Groups trying to turn Myrtle Avenue into an age-friendly thoroughfare”.

It is no secret that Brooklyn is rapidly changing — cranes can be spotted at every corner of Downtown Brooklyn and the surrounding neighborhoods. Now, a few groups are trying to make sure that senior citizens are not left behind because of the changes.

Assemblymember Walter T. Mosley was on hand during a recent community forum to offer his support of the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project.

The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP) and the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District have joined forces in an effort to make two of the most rapidly growing neighborhoods — Fort Greene and Clinton Hill — more age-friendly by implementing changes within their businesses to help out the older adult population…

Read the full article on BrooklynEagle.com

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