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A Community Tug of War in Brooklyn - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - April 22, 2014 - 9:27pm

A Community Tug of War in Brooklyn
New York Times
As a local watchdog journalist, Norman Oder, wrote on his blog, Atlantic Yards Report: “Is Atlantic Yards more like (and part of) Downtown Brooklyn, or is it, in part or in whole, a piece of Prospect Heights? Or even, in part, an appendage of Park Slope?”.

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How Modular Tower B2 Is Getting Built In Atlantic Yards - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - April 18, 2014 - 11:24am

How Modular Tower B2 Is Getting Built In Atlantic Yards
Curbed NY
The world's tallest modular tower is currently rising in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards megaproject, and Forbes recently took a trip behind the scenes to see how the prefab building comes together. The 930 steel modules that will make up the structure are ...
Slow Start Spurs Shift for Towers Near ArenaNew York Times

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Lego High-Rise: World's Tallest Modular Apartment Tower Getting Snapped ... - Forbes

Atlantic Yards - April 16, 2014 - 8:25am

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Lego High-Rise: World's Tallest Modular Apartment Tower Getting Snapped ...
Forbes
Then the “mods” are loaded onto a truck and driven 2.5 miles away, lifted by crane and snapped into position like Lincoln Logs at the Atlantic Yards complex being built next to the Barclays Barclays Center (home to the NBA's Brooklyn Nets). Time to ...

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The World's Tallest Modular Tower Grows in Atlantic Yards - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - April 14, 2014 - 10:05am

The World's Tallest Modular Tower Grows in Atlantic Yards
Curbed NY
In other Atlantic Yards news, the local community boards involved with the site are experiencing something of a border war over the development. Currently, Atlantic Yards and the Barclays Center sit within the borders of three different boards. The ...

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CB2 Bid to Take Over Atlantic Yards Jokingly Compared to Crimea Invasion - DNAinfo

Atlantic Yards - April 12, 2014 - 9:51am

CB2 Bid to Take Over Atlantic Yards Jokingly Compared to Crimea Invasion
DNAinfo
FORT GREENE — There's a battle brewing in Brooklyn for control of the Atlantic Yards project, as three Community Boards ramp up a tug-of-war over the massive development that one member drew laughs by making a tongue-in-cheek comparison to the ...

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Community Board 2 Meets: Brooklyn Navy Yard's Planned Expansion and CB2 ... - Brooklyn Reader

Atlantic Yards - April 10, 2014 - 3:08pm

Brooklyn Reader

Community Board 2 Meets: Brooklyn Navy Yard's Planned Expansion and CB2 ...
Brooklyn Reader
Leading topics for the April meeting included details of the planned expansion of Steiner Studios, an update on the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District and a controversial vote by the Board to assume full oversight of the Atlantic Yards ...

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Green roof to take root at Barclays Center - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - April 8, 2014 - 1:46pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Green roof to take root at Barclays Center
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn Daily Eagle. The logo-inscribed roof of Barclays Center in Brooklyn will soon be covered in green. ... In December, FCRC and Greenland inked an agreement for a joint venture to develop as residential and commercial the 22-acres of Atlantic Yards.
Brooklyn's noisiest neighbor to get bass-muffling green roofMother Nature Network (blog)
Green roof to help noise-proof Barclays CenterBrooklyn Daily
Barclays Center to be Topped with Massive Green RoofArchDaily
CBS Local -New York Daily News -Wall Street Journal
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Green roof to take root at Barclays Center - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - April 8, 2014 - 1:46pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Green roof to take root at Barclays Center
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn Daily Eagle. The logo-inscribed roof of Barclays Center in Brooklyn will soon be covered in green. ... In December, FCRC and Greenland inked an agreement for a joint venture to develop as residential and commercial the 22-acres of Atlantic Yards.
Brooklyn's noisiest neighbor to get bass-muffling green roofMother Nature Network (blog)
Green roof to help noise-proof Barclays CenterBrooklyn Daily
Barclays Center to be Topped with Massive Green RoofArchDaily
CBS Local -New York Daily News -Wall Street Journal
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Bill de Blasio Names New Department of Finance Commissioner - New York Observer

Atlantic Yards - April 8, 2014 - 11:00am

Bill de Blasio Names New Department of Finance Commissioner
New York Observer
David Ehrenberg, currently the president and chief executive officer of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation with deep experience managing the city's economic development projects, will continue to overseeing the Yard's diverse tenant base ...

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The Barclays Center's New Green Roof Will Muffle the Rave Noises - Gizmodo

Atlantic Yards - April 7, 2014 - 3:42pm

The Barclays Center's New Green Roof Will Muffle the Rave Noises
Gizmodo
When Brooklyn's rustiest building, the Barclays Center, hosted a Swedish House Mafia concert last year, the noise incurred the wrath of neighbors and a hefty $3,200 fine. Now, Barclays is installing a grassy roof on its "bald spot" in an attempt to ...

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