Benjamin Altman

Speed Bumps Arrive on Orchard and Ludlow

Posted August 6, 2012 at 6:42 am

Literally one day after first reporting on the certain arrival of speed bumps on the lower reaches of both Orchard and Ludlow Streets, DOT workers poured the asphalt mounds

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Speed Bumps Coming to Orchard and Ludlow

Posted August 1, 2012 at 6:18 am

Much needed and long-sought-after safety controls are currently underway for the immediate environs of PS 42, which is bounded by Orchard, Ludlow, and Hester.

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PS 42 Requesting Speed Bumps and Stop Signs on Hester

Posted March 16, 2012 at 6:44 am

PS 42 elementary school at 71 Hester Street is worried about the traffic patterns outside the institution.

Ginga Capoeira in Straus Square [Video]

Posted June 20, 2011 at 6:40 am

Early Saturday evening, the triangular median transformed into a vibrant performance space for some local Capoeira

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Renovations Underway for P.S. 42

Last modified November 2, 2009 at 9:42 am

A year-long renovation project is underway at P.S. 42, also known as Benjamin Altman School.  The behemoth elementary school building  situated at 71 Hester Street (between Orchard and Ludlow), will benefit from improvements including floor replacement, interior renovations, and electrical systems upgrades.  Schedule completion date is October 2010.