The Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn Business Improvement District (CLS BID) began operations in October 2007 and serves nearly 200 properties in Downtown Brooklyn. The district roughly contains Schermerhorn and Livingston Streets, stretching from Flatbush Avenue to Court Street and Court Street stretching from Atlantic Avenue to Joralemon Street.
Programs and Services:
The CLS BID provides supplemental sanitation services, retail development services, streetscape improvements, and advocacy efforts in order to improve the business environment and quality of life for its constituents. For a complete list of resources available through all the BIDs in Downtown Brooklyn, download a copy of our BID Services Brochure.
FY14 Board of Directors:
Paula Ingram, Ingram & Hebron Realty (Chair)
Penda Aiken, Penda Aiken, Inc. (Vice-Chair)
Erik Antokal, NYC Department of Small Business Services
Nan Blackshear, Representative for Borough President Markowitz
Samy Brahimy, IBEC Building Corp.
Javier Egipciaco, Hersha Hospitality
William Flounoy, Community Board #2
Abby Hamlin, Hamlin Ventures (Vice-Chair)
Charlene Heyliger, Gourd Chips
Craig Holliday, Brooklyn Tabernacle (Treasurer)
Jennifer James, Representative for Comptroller Liu
Howard Kozloff, Residential Member - 75 Livingston Street
Albert Laboz, United American Land
Juliet Lewis, Con Edison
Steve Mirones, Arimed
Tom Onorato, Forest City Ratner
Andrew Peerless, Jamestown Realty
Frances Schor, Treeline Co. (Vice-Chair)
Nancy Sher, Residential Member - 125 Court Street
Lisa Smith, Brooklyn Law School
Ashley Thompson, Representative for City Council Member Levin
Victor Vora, Greyhound (Secretary)
Download our most recent annual report and financial statements below:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Katie Lyon, Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID Services Manager.
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