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Prospect Heights sees record-setting real estate - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

September 20, 2018 - 2:10pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Prospect Heights sees record-setting real estate
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The building in question is 550 Vanderbilt, part of the 22-acre Pacific Park (formerly known as Atlantic Yards) development spearheaded by mega-developer Bruce Ratner. The penthouse is 2,969 square feet, with 10-foot ceilings, oversize windows, a chef ...

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AG Hopeful James Sees Herself as Lifelong Underdog - City Limits

September 6, 2018 - 6:03am

City Limits

AG Hopeful James Sees Herself as Lifelong Underdog
City Limits
Before there was the run for attorney general, the win for public advocate and the break with the Working Families Party over the construction of Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn, Letitia James was assistant attorney general for Brooklyn for then ...

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In Brooklyn, Blake Morris Tries to Upend the State Senate Power Balance All By Himself - Gotham Gazette

September 5, 2018 - 8:56pm

Gotham Gazette

In Brooklyn, Blake Morris Tries to Upend the State Senate Power Balance All By Himself
Gotham Gazette
Morris, a contract and property lawyer whose resume includes volunteer work with Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, a group opposed to the construction of the Atlantic Yards project, told Gotham Gazette that he never intended to run for office, much less ...

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Breaking Ground: RXR's Joanne Minieri Talks Three Decades of Development - Commercial Observer

September 4, 2018 - 8:01am

Commercial Observer

Breaking Ground: RXR's Joanne Minieri Talks Three Decades of Development
Commercial Observer
... in many of its biggest deals, including the predevelopment of the 8-million-square-foot Atlantic Yards project (since renamed Pacific Park) and—with it—the development of Barclays Center and the acquisition of the New Jersey Nets (now the ...

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CityViews: Letitia James' Past Support for Tainted Ex-DA is a Concern - City Limits

September 3, 2018 - 6:58am

City Limits

CityViews: Letitia James' Past Support for Tainted Ex-DA is a Concern
City Limits
At the John Jay debate, James nonetheless claimed that “in Brooklyn, we've done a wonderful job” of reviewing convictions. James may have been speaking broadly about the progress since Hynes left office or (as she has with Atlantic Yards) giving ...

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A Park Slope Parking Drama, A Forest Mural Grows in Bushwick & More of Today's Links - BKLYNER

August 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

BKLYNER

A Park Slope Parking Drama, A Forest Mural Grows in Bushwick & More of Today's Links
BKLYNER
It looks like the Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards project is going to take a little longer to complete than planned—like 10 years! When the ... A Brooklyn philanthropy made up of all women, ALLINBKLYN, has given away nearly $1 million since its founding ...

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Running for Attorney General, James Takes Strong Atlantic Yards Record Too Far - Gotham Gazette

August 26, 2018 - 7:18pm

Gotham Gazette

Running for Attorney General, James Takes Strong Atlantic Yards Record Too Far
Gotham Gazette
... to hear James during two recent appearances inflate her significant and often brave record opposing the Atlantic Yards project, the arena-plus-towers development announced in 2003 when she was representing the 35th City Council District in Brooklyn.

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Triple-A duel: Zimbalist vs. Matheson - CommonWealth magazine

August 22, 2018 - 3:28pm

CommonWealth magazine

Triple-A duel: Zimbalist vs. Matheson
CommonWealth magazine
ZIMBALIST: There was one that I was involved in, which is the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn that ended up building Barclays Center. What happened there is that the investor, which was Forest City Ratner, spent private money — about $800 million ...

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Brooklyn Today August 22: Jon Stewart Comes to Aid of Goats Found on Brooklyn Subway Tracks - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

August 22, 2018 - 9:15am

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Today August 22: Jon Stewart Comes to Aid of Goats Found on Brooklyn Subway Tracks
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
~PACIFIC PARK PROJECT DELAYED UNTIL 2035: The developers of the vexed Pacific Park Brooklyn development (formerly Atlantic Yards) have quietly acknowledged – in a non-publicized document – that the full 22-acre project likely won't be finished ...
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Developer admits Pacific Park project will take until 2035 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

August 21, 2018 - 3:51pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Developer admits Pacific Park project will take until 2035
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The developers of the vexed Pacific Park Brooklyn development (formerly Atlantic Yards) have quietly acknowledged–in a non-publicized document–that the full 22-acre project, with 11 more towers planned beyond the four already open, likely won't be ...

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To land PawSox deal, Worcester found a leading critic of publicly-funded ballparks, then hired him - MassLive.com

August 21, 2018 - 1:30pm

MassLive.com

To land PawSox deal, Worcester found a leading critic of publicly-funded ballparks, then hired him
MassLive.com
"More often than not I've been involved in cities advising them that the deals aren't good deals," said Zimbalist, who also worked on Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards project and for Rhode Island during the state's 2015 bid to build a Providence stadium for ...

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Developer Admits Pacific Park Project Will Take Until 2035 - The Bridge

August 20, 2018 - 5:25pm

The Bridge

Developer Admits Pacific Park Project Will Take Until 2035
The Bridge
The developers of the vexed Pacific Park Brooklyn development (formerly Atlantic Yards) have quietly acknowledged–in a non-publicized document–that the full 22-acre project, with 11 more towers planned beyond the four already open, likely won't be ...

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Eric Adams has faced less scrutiny than he deserves - City & State

August 15, 2018 - 2:15pm

City & State

Eric Adams has faced less scrutiny than he deserves
City & State
... where were y'all?” Elected officials, Adams replied, “use different methodologies.” Since then, however, Adams has loyally backed the developers of Atlantic Yards (since renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn) and the operators of the associated Barclays ...

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Eric Adams's cakewalk should get more difficult - City & State

August 15, 2018 - 1:48pm

City & State

Eric Adams's cakewalk should get more difficult
City & State
Elected officials, Adams replied smoothly, if unclearly, “use different methodologies.” Since then, however, Adams has loyally backed the developers of Atlantic Yards (since renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn) and the operators of the associated Barclays ...

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Hundreds sign petition supporting new P'Heights historic district - Brooklyn Paper

August 10, 2018 - 1:16am

Brooklyn Paper

Hundreds sign petition supporting new P'Heights historic district
Brooklyn Paper
... members successfully persuaded the landmarks commission to designate the Prospect Heights Historic District, fearing a wave of new construction spurred by the controversial Atlantic Yards project would spell the end for many of the neighborhood's ...

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Can A Progressive Upend Felder? - Jewish Week

August 8, 2018 - 8:45am

Jewish Week

Can A Progressive Upend Felder?
Jewish Week
... for civic groups, including in the 1980s a group battling the Westway development plan in Manhattan, and more recently supporting Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, which fought for a more community-friendly development plan for the Atlantic Yards site.

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Brooklyn's Largest Ceramics Studio Will Open In Prospect Heights This Fall - BKLYNER

August 7, 2018 - 11:04am

BKLYNER

Brooklyn's Largest Ceramics Studio Will Open In Prospect Heights This Fall
BKLYNER
... space, retail, community facilities, and eight-acres of public outdoor space. In January of this year, real estate investment firm Forest City announced that it had sold all but 5% of its stake in the project, formerly known as Atlantic Yards, to ...

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Bruce Ratner deal signals decline of New York real estate families - CNBC

August 6, 2018 - 2:37pm

CNBC

Bruce Ratner deal signals decline of New York real estate families
CNBC
Flanked by mayor Michael Bloomberg, Barclays' chief executive Bob Diamond and hip-hop artist Jay-Z, he was ready to break ground on the new home for the National Basketball Association's Brooklyn Nets: Barclays Center. Mr. Ratner was by then a ... A ...

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Bruce Ratner deal signals decline of New York real estate families - Financial Times

August 5, 2018 - 7:36am

Financial Times

Bruce Ratner deal signals decline of New York real estate families
Financial Times
Flanked by mayor Michael Bloomberg, Barclays' chief executive Bob Diamond and hip-hop artist Jay-Z, he was ready to break ground on the new home for the National Basketball Association's Brooklyn Nets: Barclays Center. Mr Ratner was by then a ... A ...

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