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Atlantic Yards - June 20, 2018 - 11:00pm
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Hotly contested 80 Flatbush clear in delineating borders: Downtown & Brownstone - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - June 20, 2018 - 5:08pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Hotly contested 80 Flatbush clear in delineating borders: Downtown & Brownstone
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
More than half a century ago, when high-rise Mitchell Lama housing arose on the edge of Brooklyn Heights just outside historic landmark lines, it created a new wall between low-rise bucolic Heights streets and the bustle of Cadman Plaza. Already ...

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How the Borough President Is Essentially Backing 80 Flatbush - The Bridge

Atlantic Yards - June 19, 2018 - 6:31pm

The Bridge

How the Borough President Is Essentially Backing 80 Flatbush
The Bridge
When Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams weighed in last week on the hotly contested, two-tower 80 Flatbush project, what drew most of the attention was his proposal to chop the height of the larger tower. Adams .... subject to later negotiations ...

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New Parks Sprout Around New York - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - June 8, 2018 - 4:00am

New York Times

New Parks Sprout Around New York
New York Times
“It's a different kind of amenity,” said Lisa Switkin, a senior principal at James Corner Field Operations, the landscape design firm behind several new parks, including Domino Park, which is opening this month in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at a former ...

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McKissack & McKissack Announces National Transportation Expert, Wynton Habersham, as Senior Vice President - PR Newswire (press release)

Atlantic Yards - May 29, 2018 - 4:24pm

McKissack & McKissack Announces National Transportation Expert, Wynton Habersham, as Senior Vice President
PR Newswire (press release)
... Penn Station, Philadelphia International Airport Construction Management Services, SEPTA On-call General Engineering Consulting, Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) Development Project and the Coney Island Hospital Redevelopment in Brooklyn.

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De Blasio Emails Shed Light on how 'Affordable Housing' is Packaged for the Press - City Limits

Atlantic Yards - May 29, 2018 - 8:16am

City Limits

De Blasio Emails Shed Light on how 'Affordable Housing' is Packaged for the Press
City Limits
Consider the calculations behind the June 12, 2017 official opening for the 535 Carlton tower in Prospect Heights, the first “100 percent affordable” building in the Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) project. The emails show developer Greenland ...

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NetsDaily Off-Season Report - No. 5 - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - May 12, 2018 - 4:24pm

NetsDaily

NetsDaily Off-Season Report - No. 5
NetsDaily
“As I recall — and Danny may remember slightly differently — but as I recall, he came to me with that deal on draft day [in 2013] and said, 'We're going to get two first-round picks from Brooklyn for [Garnett, Pierce, Terry, and D.J White], and take ...

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The Plan for 80 Flatbush Hits a Bump. What Happens Next? - The Bridge

Atlantic Yards - May 10, 2018 - 10:02pm

The Bridge

The Plan for 80 Flatbush Hits a Bump. What Happens Next?
The Bridge
This outcome wasn't a surprise. Brooklyn Community Board 2 voted overwhelmingly last night to oppose the proposed rezoning of the 80 Flatbush development site, which would allow for a near tripling of the density on the block bordered by Flatbush and ...

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Acting AG Underwood, others in running, have strong Brooklyn ties - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - May 9, 2018 - 3:11pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Acting AG Underwood, others in running, have strong Brooklyn ties
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
While a councilmember, she was one of the main foes of Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, which was approved over her objections. She was elected as public advocate in 2013. Bloomberg News mentions Todd Kaminsky, a state senator from Long Island ...

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Woodland Settles With SLA On Liquor License Renewal - BKLYNER

Atlantic Yards - May 9, 2018 - 2:31pm

BKLYNER

Woodland Settles With SLA On Liquor License Renewal
BKLYNER
... renewal of Woodland's liquor license amid five charges filed against the business from October 1 through November 10, 2017, including three incidents in which the premises became “disorderly”; the venue's failure to “exercise adequate supervision ...

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What Is a Rent-Stabilized Apartment in a Waterfront Luxury Tower in Williamsburg Worth? - Brownstoner

Atlantic Yards - May 9, 2018 - 9:05am

Brownstoner

What Is a Rent-Stabilized Apartment in a Waterfront Luxury Tower in Williamsburg Worth?
Brownstoner
Recently, a reader who's a local real estate agent contacted us with an unusual story. A renter at a waterfront luxury building in Williamsburg recently had her rent dramatically reduced and back rent refunded. One of her clients, Nicky Schmidlein from ...

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Troubled Park Slope Bar Could Pay $12K And Keep Liquor License - Patch.com

Atlantic Yards - May 3, 2018 - 2:05pm

Patch.com

Troubled Park Slope Bar Could Pay $12K And Keep Liquor License
Patch.com
PARK SLOPE, NY — A Park Slope bar that was in danger of losing its liquor license because of drunk and rowdy patrons could pay $12,000 to keep it, officials said. The State Liquor Authority (SLA) ruled Wednesday that Woodland, a bar and restaurant at ...

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Developer Wins At NY High Court In Atlantic Yards Bond Row - Law360

Atlantic Yards - April 26, 2018 - 6:44pm

Developer Wins At NY High Court In Atlantic Yards Bond Row
Law360
Law360 (April 26, 2018, 7:44 PM EDT) -- New York's high court sided Thursday with the owner of a $117 million Brooklyn building project, saying a unit of Swedish construction giant Skanska failed to prove that a construction agreement required the ...

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Welcome to the List - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - April 25, 2018 - 8:31am

Commercial Observer

Welcome to the List
Commercial Observer
There was a time when one of the most ambitious developments in all of New York City was named Atlantic Yards, it was being helmed by Bruce Ratner of Forest City Ratner and had a master plan that had been drawn up by the great Frank Gehry. But the ...

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No, Mikhail Prokhorov doesn't 'own' the Barclays Center - City & State

Atlantic Yards - April 19, 2018 - 9:12pm

City & State

No, Mikhail Prokhorov doesn't 'own' the Barclays Center
City & State
The recent sale by Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov of 49 percent of the team to Taiwanese-Canadian businessman Joseph Tsai was announced by the Nets as not affecting the team's arena, the “Barclays Center, which will continue to be wholly owned ...

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Walentas buys Gowanus site, but councilman vows fight if developer seeks residential rezoning - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - April 19, 2018 - 2:01pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Walentas buys Gowanus site, but councilman vows fight if developer seeks residential rezoning
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The Real Deal reported that Jed and David Walentas' family company bought a $53 million leasehold from Forest City Ratner – which developed such bold-faced Brooklyn projects as Barclays Center, Metrotech and Atlantic Yards, which is now called Pacific ...

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The Life and Death of a Dangerous Woman - Next City

Atlantic Yards - April 16, 2018 - 5:04am

Next City

The Life and Death of a Dangerous Woman
Next City
Residents of Brooklyn displaced for the Atlantic Yards and Barclay's Center project may recognize similarities. As would residents of New Orleans' public housing projects that were torn down after Hurricane Katrina to enable the construction of and ...

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Council okays use of eminent domain to seize Gowanus plots as part of canal cleanup - Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards - April 16, 2018 - 1:26am

Brooklyn Paper

Council okays use of eminent domain to seize Gowanus plots as part of canal cleanup
Brooklyn Paper
... controversy in the past — more than a decade ago, the state-led Empire State Development Corporation seized a massive swath of land in Prospect Heights to make way for developer Bruce Ratner's massive Atlantic Yards project, which polarizes locals ...

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'Simply Not a Good Look': Activists Criticize the Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of a White African Art Curator - artnet News

Atlantic Yards - April 5, 2018 - 4:25pm

artnet News

'Simply Not a Good Look': Activists Criticize the Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of a White African Art Curator
artnet News
At the very same time, it was playing host to the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, at which leading property corporations strategized about how to best identify new frontiers of investment in the borough. The President and Chief Operating Officer of the ...

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Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize - SF Bay Area Indymedia

Atlantic Yards - April 5, 2018 - 1:21am

Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize
SF Bay Area Indymedia
At the very same time, it was playing host to the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, at which leading property corporations strategized about how to best identify new frontiers of investment in the borough. The President and Chief Operating Officer of the ...

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