Pitkin Avenue Renaissance Program
The Renaissance Program provides matching grants to businesses and property owners on Pitkin Avenue between Saratoga Avenue and Thomas Boyland Street to help finance improvements to building facades, storefronts, commercial spaces and residential units. Property and business owners within the program area may apply for reimbursement of up to 75% of total project cost*. Eligible improvements, include: masonry restoration, window replacement, cornice repair, and new lighting, signs, awnings, and security gates.
Funding for the Renaissance Program comes from the State of New York’s Main Street Program. Those wishing to apply must agree to follow the BID’s Design Guidelines and Sign Code and are subject to review by the BID’s Project Selection Committee.
*Up to $50,000 per commercial space with an additional $25,000 per residential unit with a per building maximum of $100,000.
To get your project pre-approved, please fill out the following application and design guidelines checklist:
Mail or completed applications to:
Pitkin Avenue BID
1572 Pitkin Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
or email your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Please contact:
Jesse Gericke, Planning Director
Please note: Business owners wishing to take part in the program must have property owner’s consent.