Bed-Stuy buildings go from blight to bright

After two decades of disuse, neighbors say a building on Hancock Street had become an eyesore.But developer Aaron Graff says he and his team are

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - After two decades of disuse, neighbors say a building on Hancock Street had become an eyesore.

But developer Aaron Graff says he and his team are trying to improve the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. They revamped the old building, and local residents say it now looks brand new.

The condominium has been completely renovated using green building practices, and the developer says it?s affordable for the average New York family.

It?s the second building on Hancock Street that Graf and his crew have worked over, and Graf says he?s now setting his sights on other old structures around the neighborhood.

?There's a lot of history in this neighborhood,? Graf says. ?The housing stock is beautiful, some even better than other neighborhoods.?

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