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Congestion pricing is the right solution – in the wrong borough - City & State

Atlantic Yards - November 19, 2017 - 8:21pm

City & State

Congestion pricing is the right solution – in the wrong borough
City & State
Much of this growth is the result of recent policies enacted during former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration, such as the rezoning of Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn and the influx of new residential development in areas like Long Island City ...

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Simplistic math mangles the odds of affordable housing lotteries - City & State

Atlantic Yards - November 16, 2017 - 4:39pm

City & State

Simplistic math mangles the odds of affordable housing lotteries
City & State
But averages are meaningless when it comes to such applications. My closer look shows that only 1,876 households fit the income guidelines for the 152 upper middle-income units. That's about a 1-in-12 chance, all before the applicants face full vetting ...

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Combat rifle-toting NYPD cops to be deployed at major games, concerts amid terror concerns - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - November 14, 2017 - 2:40am

New York Daily News

Combat rifle-toting NYPD cops to be deployed at major games, concerts amid terror concerns
New York Daily News
The NYPD plans to send heavily armed precinct cops, toting automatic weapons, to every major sporting event and concert in the city as part of its anti-terrorism efforts, police sources said. Cops assigned to Brooklyn's 78th Precinct, which houses the ...

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Nearly 100 middle-income units sit vacant at Brooklyn's Pacific Park development - 6Sqft (blog)

Atlantic Yards - November 6, 2017 - 1:12pm

6Sqft (blog)

Nearly 100 middle-income units sit vacant at Brooklyn's Pacific Park development
6Sqft (blog)
Over 67,000 households applied for the 90 low-income units. While lower-income households in search of affordable housing face much tougher odds than middle-income applicants, the middle-income applicants haven't shown much interest in applying for the ...

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Atlantic Yards Developers Struggle to Find Tenants for Higher-Income Affordable Units - City Limits

Atlantic Yards - November 3, 2017 - 1:16pm

City Limits

Atlantic Yards Developers Struggle to Find Tenants for Higher-Income Affordable Units
City Limits
Pacific Park's high income requirements are not unique to the complex; the affordable units in the new City Point building in downtown Brooklyn, the Essex Crossing project in Manhattan and a 26-story residential building in Jamaica, Queens also have ...

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Brooklyn and Queens Developers Push for Better Infrastructure, Zoning at CO Event - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - November 1, 2017 - 3:51pm

Brooklyn and Queens Developers Push for Better Infrastructure, Zoning at CO Event
Commercial Observer
Now Forest City, which has built seven million square feet of office space in Downtown Brooklyn since the 1980s, is setting its sights on developing a million-square-foot office tower on a large parcel near Atlantic Yards. Gilmartin hopes to develop ...

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See Firsthand the Architectural Ghosts of New York City - Architectural Digest

Atlantic Yards - October 30, 2017 - 1:36pm

Architectural Digest

See Firsthand the Architectural Ghosts of New York City
Architectural Digest
The 45 unbuilt structures (represented by translucent white models made over the summer by Columbia University architecture students) include Fuller's domed stadium for the Atlantic Yards (which, if realized, might have kept the Dodgers from leaving ...

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OFF PHOTOGRAPHY, ON POLITICS & ABOUT PAINTING: PETER KRASHES REVIVES FIGURATIVE POPULISM AS ... - HuffPost

Atlantic Yards - October 25, 2017 - 6:16am

HuffPost

OFF PHOTOGRAPHY, ON POLITICS & ABOUT PAINTING: PETER KRASHES REVIVES FIGURATIVE POPULISM AS ...
HuffPost
Various writers, and Krashes himself, prizes the imagery for its admirable centering around his autobiographical participation as a community organizer some ten years earlier in the protests and events challenging the controversial Brooklyn Atlantic ...

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In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - October 24, 2017 - 6:53pm

Gotham Gazette

In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History
Gotham Gazette
"Atlantic Yards down the memory hole" is a phrase I coined to describe how the facts and history of the controversial real estate project -- which was renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn in 2014 -- regularly get mangled by journalists, public officials, and ...

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In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - October 24, 2017 - 6:53pm

Gotham Gazette

In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History
Gotham Gazette
"Atlantic Yards down the memory hole" is a phrase I coined to describe how the facts and history of the controversial real estate project -- which was renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn in 2014 -- regularly get mangled by journalists, public officials, and ...

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With 421-a Maneuver, Pacific Park Developer Could Save Buyers $50 Million More in Taxes - City Limits

Atlantic Yards - October 23, 2017 - 5:14am

City Limits

With 421-a Maneuver, Pacific Park Developer Could Save Buyers $50 Million More in Taxes
City Limits
Developers of 550 Vanderbilt, the first condominium building in the long-gestating Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) project, seem poised to turn a sweet deal into a bonanza, thanks to real-estate alchemy that super-sizes an already large tax ...

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How an Artist's Activism Nurtured His Painting - Hyperallergic

Atlantic Yards - October 20, 2017 - 11:47am

Hyperallergic

How an Artist's Activism Nurtured His Painting
Hyperallergic
Around a decade ago, at the onset of the controversial Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park development project in Brooklyn, he became a community organizer in response to his studio, home and neighborhood being disrupted. This show is a ten-year survey ...

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'Brilliant,' 41 and Lost to AIDS: The Theater World Asks Why - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - October 11, 2017 - 4:01am

New York Times

'Brilliant,' 41 and Lost to AIDS: The Theater World Asks Why
New York Times
Rehearsals were beginning there for his new musical, but he was homebound in Brooklyn, trying to regain strength after a series of H.I.V.-related infections had landed him in the hospital. ... 'In the Footprint' Dramatizes Atlantic Yards Discord NOV. 9 ...

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You can now buy tiny shipping container homes on Amazon - Inhabitat

Atlantic Yards - October 11, 2017 - 3:27am

You can now buy tiny shipping container homes on Amazon
Inhabitat
The first mods were hoisted into place yesterday at the B2 residential building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. When completed in late 2014, the structure is poised to claim the title of world's tallest modular building and will include 50 percent ...

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10 Biggest Construction Projects in US - Stock Review

Atlantic Yards - October 10, 2017 - 3:32pm

Stock Review

10 Biggest Construction Projects in US
Stock Review
The first one is Pacific Park (Brooklyn, NY). Estimated cost is $6 billion. We are continuing our list of biggest construction projects in U.S. with Pacific Park, one of America's most important billion-dollar construction projects. It was first named ...

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Greater Than Ever: New York's Big Comeback - Architectural Record

Atlantic Yards - October 6, 2017 - 7:50am

Architectural Record

Greater Than Ever: New York's Big Comeback
Architectural Record
The Bloomberg administration rezoned 40 percent of the city, and Doctoroff was a primary instigator behind rebuilding Lower Manhattan following 9/11, creating Hudson Yards in west Midtown and Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, and helping to get new stadiums ...

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To gentrify Queens, de Blasio adopts pattern of promising jobs to support development - Progress Queens (registration)

Atlantic Yards - September 29, 2017 - 1:42pm

Progress Queens (registration)

To gentrify Queens, de Blasio adopts pattern of promising jobs to support development
Progress Queens (registration)
... about jobs creation in order win community approval for zone-busting construction projects, such as those promises that were made in a Community Benefits Agreement in order to win approval for the construction of the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn.

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ON THE SCENE: Eastern Consolidated marketing former Tammany hall meeting house in Soho - Real Estate Weekly

Atlantic Yards - September 28, 2017 - 2:34pm

Real Estate Weekly

ON THE SCENE: Eastern Consolidated marketing former Tammany hall meeting house in Soho
Real Estate Weekly
Cushman & Wakefield announced that the firm has arranged the sale of 751 Myrtle Avenue, a warehouse site in Brooklyn. The final closing price was $6.5 million, equating to approximately $433 per existing s/f and a 3.5 percent capitalization rate on ...

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Five years of the Barclays Center - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - September 28, 2017 - 9:53am

NetsDaily

Five years of the Barclays Center
NetsDaily
... else since its conception. Here, we're going to take a look at the history of the construction of the arena, its effects on the Brooklyn community, and what to expect as the years go on. ... Atlantic Yards circa 2009. Chang W. Lee of the New York ...

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