Local resident gives others a chance to own a little corner of the famous borough for less than $5.

Floyd Hayes has lived in Brooklyn for 10 years and says that he is inspired on a daily basis by the borough. It’s for exactly that reason he started a project called Piece of Brooklyn, which packages pieces of stone from the streets of Brooklyn so that people can take home a piece of their own inspiration.

Hayes came up with the idea as a way to give something back to the local area, which he does by donating proceeds from sales to the Brooklyn Arts Council. In his own words, Hayes talks about his admiration for the council:

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