Brooklyn

A jump start for design start-ups

In 1849, two young immigrants borrowed money to start a manufacturing business in Brooklyn. As their company, Pfizer, became a global leader in pharmaceuticals, its modest facility grew into a…

A sugar snap pea grows in Brooklyn

Accessing fresh, healthy food in urban neighborhoods is often a challenge. To help address the need for better food in Brooklyn communities, architect Heather McKinstry and educator Katie Hope teamed…