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…There Goes Another Neighborhood: Welcome to Pacific Park! - Brooklyn Reader

Atlantic Yards - February 12, 2016 - 3:00pm

Brooklyn Reader

…There Goes Another Neighborhood: Welcome to Pacific Park!
Brooklyn Reader
Brand-new neighborhoods are popping up all around Brooklyn, in areas we know but with names we've never heard of before. No, I'm not talking about the controversial practice by developers of re-naming border areas between neighborhoods in an effort to ...

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Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner gets pressed to fulfill Brooklyn deal - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - February 12, 2016 - 11:26am

New York Daily News

Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner gets pressed to fulfill Brooklyn deal
New York Daily News
More than a decade has passed since Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner signed the Atlantic Yards “Community Benefits Agreement” that Michael West believed would generate jobs and help small businesses prosper in Brooklyn's African-American ...

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Courtesy in a Hard Hat - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - February 7, 2016 - 8:30am

Courtesy in a Hard Hat
New York Times
Passing the Pacific Park renovations at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn every morning made my walk to work less appealing. The mammoth cranes, road blockages and omnipresent construction workers added to my reluctance. It was a crisp fall day, but I decided ...

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Chinese Governments and EB-5 Projects — What the Witness Did Not Report - Immigration Blog (blog)

Atlantic Yards - February 4, 2016 - 10:47am

Chinese Governments and EB-5 Projects — What the Witness Did Not Report
Immigration Blog (blog)
It involves a huge development in Brooklyn that was first called Atlantic Yards and then, presumably because of its Chinese investors, was renamed Pacific Park. Norman Oder, who has reported extensively about the EB-5 role in this development, has ...

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Forest City Bids Adieu to Stake in Barclays, Nets - Commercial Property Executive

Atlantic Yards - February 3, 2016 - 9:03am

Commercial Property Executive

Forest City Bids Adieu to Stake in Barclays, Nets
Commercial Property Executive
“Developing the Barclays Center arena as an anchor for our Pacific Park Brooklyn (formerly Atlantic Yards) project was a unique opportunity for Forest City to bring major-league sports and world-class entertainment to Brooklyn, where the company has a ...

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On the Market: Uber Drivers Call Foul Over Fare Cut; Market Diner's Demolition - Observer

Atlantic Yards - February 2, 2016 - 11:17am

Observer

On the Market: Uber Drivers Call Foul Over Fare Cut; Market Diner's Demolition
Observer
NY1 only just noticed that Forest City Ratner/Greenland have been trying to rebrand Atlantic Yards as Pacific Park, an effort launched in the summer of 2014. They noted that “after some 30 lawsuits attempting to stop the project, the developers think ...

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Real estate's love-hate relationship with de Blasio - The Real Deal Magazine

Atlantic Yards - February 2, 2016 - 10:39am

The Real Deal Magazine

Real estate's love-hate relationship with de Blasio
The Real Deal Magazine
MaryAnne Gilmartin, the CEO of Forest City Ratner, who has worked with de Blasio on the Atlantic Yards development, argued that the mayor's housing and rezoning agenda are in line with both the interests of the real estate industry and the city ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Anti-cheating probe shows 36 NYC schools botched online classes and credit recovery programs - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - February 2, 2016 - 4:01am

New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Anti-cheating probe shows 36 NYC schools botched online classes and credit recovery programs
New York Daily News
Another 19 schools mishandled the administration of online courses where students substitute classroom lessons with Web-based learning, the Education Department said. SCHOOL IN BROOKLYN'S ATLANTIC YARDS TO SERVE 616 JUNIOR HIGH ...

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Barclays Center in Brooklyn Becomes a Classroom - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - February 1, 2016 - 9:42am

New York Times

Barclays Center in Brooklyn Becomes a Classroom
New York Times
First, there was “Battle for Brooklyn,” about the fight, both on the streets and in the courts, to stop Atlantic Yards (since renamed Pacific Park). A vigorous debate ensued among the students about whether it was proper to use eminent domain, a ...

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Middle ground: Atlantic Yards will have intermediate school - Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards - February 1, 2016 - 1:07am

Brooklyn Paper

Middle ground: Atlantic Yards will have intermediate school
Brooklyn Paper
But local residents and pols had other ideas, insisting what the area's school district — which also encompasses Brooklyn Heights, Downtown, Dumbo, Fort Greene, and Clinton Hill — really needs is a dedicated middle school, and launched a campaign in ...

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