Even before COVID-19, Montague Street, the central shopping district in Brooklyn Heights, suffered from a high rate of commercial vacancies and turnover.

Now, amid the pandemic, empty storefronts are proliferating and residents and businesses are urgently calling for answers to the decades-old question of how to revitalize Montague Street. Local residents can help by taking the BHA’s Montague Street survey.

The Brooklyn Eagle’s in-depth report on Montague Street follows.

One of many empty storefronts on Brooklyn Heights’ Montague Street. Photos: Mary Frost/Brooklyn Eagle Even before COVID-19, Montague Street, the central shopping district in Brooklyn Heights, suffered from a high rate of commercial vacancies and turnover.

Now, amid the pandemic, empty storefronts are proliferating and residents and businesses are urgently […]

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