Downtown Brooklyn had a good year, but it wasn't enough to become a two-time champion of the Curbed Cup. Hudson Square bested the number one seed to clinch the fake title and become the Curbed Cup 2012 Neighborhood of the Year! What helped Hudson Square win the trophy? In 2012, the neighborhood finally began the public review process for the proposed rezoning, which would allow for more development, and the Hudson Square Connection put forth plans for a public space makeover. If the rezoning is passed, 2013 could mean be another big year for Hudson Square.
· All Curbed Cup 2012 coverage [Curbed]