Atlantic Yards

How Google Street View documents a changing New York City - Curbed NY

May 25, 2017 - 8:21am

Curbed NY

How Google Street View documents a changing New York City
Curbed NY
Heck, the High Line and Brooklyn Bridge Park hadn't even opened yet. But what a difference a decade makes. Here, we've used Google Street View's time machine function to track the evolution of several New York streetscapes—the difference is pretty ...

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How Jersey City unemployment was gerrymandered to help Kushner pitch investor visas - City & State

May 24, 2017 - 11:20pm

City & State

How Jersey City unemployment was gerrymandered to help Kushner pitch investor visas
City & State
In 2011, I described the "Bed-Stuy Boomerang" that linked the Atlantic Yards project to poorer sectors; the New York Times showed an EB-5 project in Manhattan jumping the East River to encompass an "adjacent" census tract. More recently, the Wall ...

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Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots - Modern Farmer

May 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

Modern Farmer

Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots
Modern Farmer
550 Vanderbilt is a huge 278-unit building in what was formerly called, and probably still best known as, the Atlantic Yards, a massive public works project to transform a defunct train terminal into a commercial and residential zone anchored by the ...

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Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots - Modern Farmer

May 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

Modern Farmer

Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots
Modern Farmer
550 Vanderbilt is a huge 278-unit building in what was formerly called, and probably still best known as, the Atlantic Yards, a massive public works project to transform a defunct train terminal into a commercial and residential zone anchored by the ...

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Trees will grow on the balconies of Istanbul's honeycomb-like apartments - Inhabitat

May 12, 2017 - 3:52am

Trees will grow on the balconies of Istanbul's honeycomb-like apartments
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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Garden apartment! Atlantic Yards condo building offering terrace farm amenity - Brooklyn Paper

May 10, 2017 - 12:14pm

Brooklyn Paper

Garden apartment! Atlantic Yards condo building offering terrace farm amenity
Brooklyn Paper
“The sun exposure is nearly all day and so it's just a great place to have this sort of amenity,” said Ashley Cotton, who is the executive vice president of external affairs at Forest City New York, the developer behind Pacific Park, formerly known as ...

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Built by Bread, This Prospect Lefferts Gardens Bakery Once Perfumed the Neighborhood - Brownstoner

May 8, 2017 - 3:50pm

Brownstoner

Built by Bread, This Prospect Lefferts Gardens Bakery Once Perfumed the Neighborhood
Brownstoner
Comstock designed the Ward Bakery Building on Pacific Street, demolished as part of the Atlantic Yards Project. He is also ... Currently Brooklyn Commons, a co-working space, and Planet Fitness take up space on the upper floors of the building. (To the ...

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With fluctuating market for office space, Site 5 prospects remain fuzzyOffice space - Intelligent Aerospace

May 8, 2017 - 6:45am

With fluctuating market for office space, Site 5 prospects remain fuzzyOffice space
Intelligent Aerospace
Anyone looking at the recent history of prognostications regarding Downtown Brooklyn and/or Atlantic Yards must have some humility. Remember, Downtown Brooklyn was rezoned to enable more office space, but instead residential construction boomed.

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De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off - Commercial Observer

May 4, 2017 - 10:19am

Commercial Observer

De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off
Commercial Observer
In between the federally assisted housing and military housing sell-offs, Forest City announced, too, that it had sold its 55 percent stake in Barclays Center, the Brooklyn arena that was the centerpiece of the Atlantic Yards development that precursor ...

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De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off - Commercial Observer

May 4, 2017 - 10:19am

Commercial Observer

De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off
Commercial Observer
In between the federally assisted housing and military housing sell-offs, Forest City announced, too, that it had sold its 55 percent stake in Barclays Center, the Brooklyn arena that was the centerpiece of the Atlantic Yards development that precursor ...

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McKissack & McKissack Announces Award-Winning Leader in ... - PR Web (press release)

May 1, 2017 - 9:04am

PR Web (press release)

McKissack & McKissack Announces Award-Winning Leader in ...
PR Web (press release)
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2017 -- McKissack announces the appointment of Rance MacFarland as President, a new position to its.

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Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says - National Real Estate Investor

April 26, 2017 - 9:25am

National Real Estate Investor

Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says
National Real Estate Investor
Litt has been calling on Forest City -- best known for Pacific Park, its 6,430-unit mainly residential project in downtown Brooklyn, originally known as Atlantic Yards -- to explore options including a sale of the company. The Cleveland-based real ...

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Forest City Realty Trust would attract numerous bidders, activist investor says - Crain's Cleveland Business

April 26, 2017 - 6:51am

Crain's Cleveland Business

Forest City Realty Trust would attract numerous bidders, activist investor says
Crain's Cleveland Business
Litt has been calling on Cleveland-based Forest City -- best known nationally for Pacific Park, its 6,430-unit mainly residential project in downtown Brooklyn, originally known as Atlantic Yards -- to explore options including a sale of the company ...

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Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says ... - Bloomberg

April 25, 2017 - 12:09pm

Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says ...
Bloomberg
Forest City Realty Trust Inc. would attract numerous bidders, including private equity firms and publicly traded landlords, were the company to put itself up for ...

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The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery - BKLYNER

April 20, 2017 - 1:41pm

BKLYNER

The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery
BKLYNER
City Limits decided to look at the actual applicant pool for Pacific Park development (aka Atlantic yards) to see what they would learn. After filing a ... The median income in Brooklyn, according to census, is still only about $50,000 per household ...

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The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery - BKLYNER

April 20, 2017 - 1:41pm

BKLYNER

The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery
BKLYNER
City Limits decided to look at the actual applicant pool for Pacific Park development (aka Atlantic yards) to see what they would learn. After filing a ... The median income in Brooklyn, according to census, is still only about $50,000 per household ...

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The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery - BKLYNER

April 20, 2017 - 1:41pm

BKLYNER

The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery
BKLYNER
City Limits decided to look at the actual applicant pool for Pacific Park development (aka Atlantic yards) to see what they would learn. After filing a ... The median income in Brooklyn, according to census, is still only about $50,000 per household ...

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The Real Math of An Affordable Housing Lottery: Huge Disconnect Between Need and Allotment - City Limits

April 19, 2017 - 6:21am

City Limits

The Real Math of An Affordable Housing Lottery: Huge Disconnect Between Need and Allotment
City Limits
In a January press message, the developers of Pacific Park Brooklyn suggested “the demand for affordable housing in the borough is tremendous,” citing more than 84,000 applications for 181 units at 461 Dean and “roughly 95,000 applications” for 297 ...

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Frank Gehry, Architectural Education, and the “Future of Prisons” - Archinect

April 12, 2017 - 10:22am

Archinect

Frank Gehry, Architectural Education, and the “Future of Prisons”
Archinect
His unrealized designs for Barclays Center and the Atlantic Yards megaproject in Brooklyn provoked widespread protest from the surrounding community before they were tabled. He also designed the embattled scheme for a Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, which ...

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Immigrant investor program under fresh scrutiny as Chinese president visits US - The Guardian

April 7, 2017 - 8:54am

The Guardian

Immigrant investor program under fresh scrutiny as Chinese president visits US
The Guardian
... of the largest projects to take EB-5 cash is the $4.9bn Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn, renamed Pacific Park in 2014 after the Chinese government-owned Shanghai Greenland Group bought a 70% stake in 15 residential towers under development.

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