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Forest City in Brooklyn: a Real Estate Pioneer on the Way Out? - The Bridge

Atlantic Yards - March 20, 2018 - 2:39pm

The Bridge

Forest City in Brooklyn: a Real Estate Pioneer on the Way Out?
The Bridge
“A proven visionary,” Downtown Brooklyn Partnership co-chair Bob Catell proclaimed at a 2009 public meeting, saying Ratner “was willing to take risks on Downtown Brooklyn when few others were.” Barclays Center, which opened in 2012 and brought major ...

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Pol: Protect schools with high tech tools - Brooklyn Daily

Atlantic Yards - March 17, 2018 - 11:57pm

Pol: Protect schools with high tech tools
Brooklyn Daily
During the 1950s, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley tried to find various locations for construction of a new baseball stadium, which he pledged to finance using his own funds. With limited seating and automobile parking capacity at Ebbets Field ...

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Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers - The Island Now

Atlantic Yards - March 5, 2018 - 3:22pm

The Island Now

Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers
The Island Now
During the 1950s, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley tried to find various locations for construction of a new baseball stadium, which he pledged to finance using his own funds. With limited seating and automobile parking capacity at Ebbets Field ...

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Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers - The Island Now

Atlantic Yards - March 5, 2018 - 3:22pm

The Island Now

Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers
The Island Now
During the 1950s, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley tried to find various locations for construction of a new baseball stadium, which he pledged to finance using his own funds. With limited seating and automobile parking capacity at Ebbets Field ...

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As Brooklyn Towers Reach for the Sky, How Big Is Too Big? - The Bridge

Atlantic Yards - March 1, 2018 - 9:09am

The Bridge

As Brooklyn Towers Reach for the Sky, How Big Is Too Big?
The Bridge
Thus the proposal from Dumbo-based Alloy, best-known for moderate-scale projects like the award-winning One John Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Dumbo Townhouses, has drawn support from the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Transportation ...

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The life and death of Willets Point - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - February 22, 2018 - 11:04am

Curbed NY

The life and death of Willets Point
Curbed NY
Directed by Prudence Katze and William Lehman, it illuminates the Bloomberg-era skulduggery that helped doom the neighborhood, making a clear case that the destruction of Willets Point is the same kind of multi-billion-dollar boondoggle that has ...

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Let's Get Frank: Gehry on New York, LA and the Future of Design - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - February 22, 2018 - 8:03am

Commercial Observer

Let's Get Frank: Gehry on New York, LA and the Future of Design
Commercial Observer
You were working on Pacific Park [formerly Atlantic Yards] in Brooklyn originally, but that didn't go forward. They switched gears. That didn't go [forward] because it hit the recession. That's a complication that has nothing to do with architecture. I ...

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Why Construction Firm McKissack Added Natural Disaster Relief to Its Repertoire - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - February 14, 2018 - 9:06am

Commercial Observer

Why Construction Firm McKissack Added Natural Disaster Relief to Its Repertoire
Commercial Observer
(The Brooklyn hospital suffered from major flooding during Superstorm Sandy and lost its power grid and emergency room.) The project is expected to be completed in 2020. Representatives from NBBJ and Turner did not immediately respond to inquires ...

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4 Major Brooklyn Projects for this Coming Century Introduced - The Jewish Voice

Atlantic Yards - February 14, 2018 - 4:56am

The Jewish Voice

4 Major Brooklyn Projects for this Coming Century Introduced
The Jewish Voice
The report also calls for major investments by the city, state and feds are encouraged to develop many previously overlooked areas in Brooklyn. The chamber argues that it was funding by the government for projects like Atlantic Yards and the New York ...

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AECOM & the Chamber of commerce want to tell us how to live, an essay by George Fiala - The Red Hook Star-Revue

Atlantic Yards - February 9, 2018 - 2:01pm

The Red Hook Star-Revue

AECOM & the Chamber of commerce want to tell us how to live, an essay by George Fiala
The Red Hook Star-Revue
Affordable housing and parks come to mind for any new use of the piers. There are other possibilities—museum, entertainment venue and schools come to mind. All living happily alongside a smaller container terminal. AECOM and the Brooklyn Chamber of ...

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Steven Holl Architects unveils funky “Parachute Hybrids” residences for Moscow - Inhabitat

Atlantic Yards - February 9, 2018 - 5:07am

Inhabitat

Steven Holl Architects unveils funky “Parachute Hybrids” residences for Moscow
Inhabitat
Erik Churchill: We're going into construction on the B2, the world's tallest modular building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. It integrates design and fabrication in a cutting-edge way. Steven Colletta: The Culture Shed at Hudson Yards is a 200,000 sq ...

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Four big projects for Brooklyn's next 100 years - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - February 9, 2018 - 12:02am

Crain's New York Business

Four big projects for Brooklyn's next 100 years
Crain's New York Business
It links government help for the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge and the Atlantic Yards project to the borough's economic renaissance. “We have to start asking what's next for Brooklyn, and how do we make sure that this place stays as cool as ...

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Four big projects for Brooklyn's next 100 years - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - February 9, 2018 - 12:01am

Four big projects for Brooklyn's next 100 years
Crain's New York Business
It links government help for the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge and the Atlantic Yards project to the borough's economic renaissance. "We have to start asking what's next for Brooklyn, and how do we make sure that this place stays as cool as ...

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Four big projects for Brooklyn's next 100 years - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - February 9, 2018 - 12:01am

Four big projects for Brooklyn's next 100 years
Crain's New York Business
It links government help for the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge and the Atlantic Yards project to the borough's economic renaissance. "We have to start asking what's next for Brooklyn, and how do we make sure that this place stays as cool as ...

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The real value of New York Islanders' Belmont deal? Cuomo administration won't say - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - February 7, 2018 - 10:40pm

Gotham Gazette

The real value of New York Islanders' Belmont deal? Cuomo administration won't say
Gotham Gazette
When Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a triumphant press conference on Dec. 20 to announce that the New York Islanders would return home to Long Island, building a new arena and ancillary retail, office, hotel space at Belmont Park, his economic development ...

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The real value of New York Islanders' Belmont deal? Cuomo administration won't say - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - February 7, 2018 - 10:40pm

Gotham Gazette

The real value of New York Islanders' Belmont deal? Cuomo administration won't say
Gotham Gazette
When Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a triumphant press conference on Dec. 20 to announce that the New York Islanders would return home to Long Island, building a new arena and ancillary retail, office, hotel space at Belmont Park, his economic development ...

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Prince's former manager Londell McMillan explains Jay-Z's beef with him - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - February 6, 2018 - 12:13am

Crain's New York Business

Prince's former manager Londell McMillan explains Jay-Z's beef with him
Crain's New York Business
A lawyer and entrepreneur who has represented Prince, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, Londell McMillan now manages three of Prince's heirs and owns The Source, a music magazine financed through his investment firm The NorthStar Group. He tweeted ...

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Brookfield Has Entered Discussions To Buy Forest City - Bisnow

Atlantic Yards - February 2, 2018 - 10:13am

Bisnow

Brookfield Has Entered Discussions To Buy Forest City
Bisnow
Forest City has been engaged in a sell-off of some of its real estate holdings, most recently selling 25% of its 30% stake in its Brooklyn megaproject, Pacific Park, to its joint venture partner, Chinese firm Greenland Holdings. Its New York City CEO ...

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ACORN's Original Sin - Reason (blog)

Atlantic Yards - February 2, 2018 - 9:33am

ACORN's Original Sin
Reason (blog)
As my colleague Damon Root has reported, ACORN allied itself with Bruce Ratner, the real estate and sports tycoon who is using eminent domain to seize and demolish private homes and small businesses in Brooklyn, allowing him to build a 22-acre ...

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Forest City in takeover talks with Brookfield - Washington Business Journal

Atlantic Yards - February 1, 2018 - 11:19am

Washington Business Journal

Forest City in takeover talks with Brookfield
Washington Business Journal
It also manages Pacific Park, a 6,430-unit mainly residential project in downtown Brooklyn — originally known as Atlantic Yards. Deal talks could still fall apart since other bidders may also emerge for the Cleveland-based Forest City, the report ...

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