Atlantic Yards

Remembering Michael Friedman through his musicals - amNY

September 14, 2017 - 7:11pm

amNY

Remembering Michael Friedman through his musicals
amNY
Friedman frequently collaborated with the Civilians, an experimental theater troupe known for its quirky, documentary-style shows on such subjects as the Evangelical Movement, climate change and Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards. He also wrote original music ...

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Dale Talde's Restaurant Group Denies Fraud Claims Made In $3.5 Million Lawsuit - Gothamist

September 14, 2017 - 2:35pm

Dale Talde's Restaurant Group Denies Fraud Claims Made In $3.5 Million Lawsuit
Gothamist
A lawsuit filed Tuesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court accuses chef Dale Talde and his restaurant group, Three Kings Restaurant Group, of fraud, alleging that the celebrity chef used resources, equipment and personnel from the Atlantic Social restaurant he ...

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Marchers in Brooklyn Map a Geography of Gentrification - The Indypendent

September 12, 2017 - 12:23pm

The Indypendent

Marchers in Brooklyn Map a Geography of Gentrification
The Indypendent
“Developers want my story to be an aberration, a dispute solely about money that overlooks the systemic role they play,” said Campbell, who was among thousands of people displaced from the area surrounding Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards by what eventually ...

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Under activist pressure, Forest City weighs its options - Crain's New York Business

September 11, 2017 - 2:11pm

Crain's New York Business

Under activist pressure, Forest City weighs its options
Crain's New York Business
Forest City—best known for Pacific Park, its 6,430-unit mainly residential project in downtown Brooklyn, originally known as Atlantic Yards—has been under pressure by Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC's Jonathan Litt, who in April said ...

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Michael Friedman, the composer and lyricist and genius and mensch who died on Saturday, had a shtick. Actually ... - Tablet Magazine

September 11, 2017 - 10:08am

Michael Friedman, the composer and lyricist and genius and mensch who died on Saturday, had a shtick. Actually ...
Tablet Magazine
I still think about the first workshop production of the troupe's In the Footprint, about the politics of Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards redevelopment. It was eventually trimmed to a coherent play, but for that workshop, at the decrepit Brooklyn Lyceum in ...

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Forest City Says It's Considering Options Including a Merger - Bloomberg

September 11, 2017 - 9:44am

Bloomberg

Forest City Says It's Considering Options Including a Merger
Bloomberg
Forest City -- best known for Pacific Park, its 6,430-unit mainly residential project in downtown Brooklyn, originally known as Atlantic Yards -- has been under pressure by Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC's Jonathan Litt, who in April said ...

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The 35th District City Council Candidate Debate – The Takeaways - BKLYNER

September 8, 2017 - 6:07pm

BKLYNER

The 35th District City Council Candidate Debate – The Takeaways
BKLYNER
PROSPECT HEIGHTS — On Wednesday night incumbent Laurie Cumbo (D) debated three opponents looking to take her seat representing Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene, and Prospect Heights in the City Council. The debate was an ...

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The 35th District City Council Candidate Debate – The Takeaways - BKLYNER

September 8, 2017 - 6:07pm

BKLYNER

The 35th District City Council Candidate Debate – The Takeaways
BKLYNER
PROSPECT HEIGHTS — On Wednesday night incumbent Laurie Cumbo (D) debated three opponents looking to take her seat representing Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene, and Prospect Heights in the City Council. Her opponents were ...

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Gigantic mural on development site 80 Flatbush is a 'living monument' to Brooklyn - Curbed NY

September 7, 2017 - 8:38am

Curbed NY

Gigantic mural on development site 80 Flatbush is a 'living monument' to Brooklyn
Curbed NY
It'll be a while before Alloy Development's latest Brooklyn project, an enormous mixed-use development rising at the confluence of Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn, will begin its rise over the borough. But that project, known as 80 Flatbush, will ...

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Meet the Ambassador: Jo Anne Simon to be anointed at 43rd Atlantic Antic celebration - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

September 6, 2017 - 3:18pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Meet the Ambassador: Jo Anne Simon to be anointed at 43rd Atlantic Antic celebration
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Since 1981, Simon has made her home in Brooklyn, where she has served as president of the Boerum Hill Association and chaired its Traffic & Transportation, Land Use and Atlantic Yards committees. She has worked to give Brooklyn's communities a voice ...

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen adds modern Scandinavian design to Detroit - Inhabitat

August 25, 2017 - 3:30am

Schmidt Hammer Lassen adds modern Scandinavian design to Detroit
Inhabitat
In case you're rallying against the Atlantic Yards and Barclays Center developments in Brooklyn, this alteration to the original plans may or may not improve your opinion. SHoP Architects, who are responsible for the design of the Net's new arena, have ...

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Confronting Male Dominance in the Urban Planning Debate - Streetsblog California (blog)

August 17, 2017 - 1:31pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

Confronting Male Dominance in the Urban Planning Debate
Streetsblog California (blog)
Just take a gander at an average meeting on a community issue (not in an area predominantly POC) and you'll rarely see a non-white person (in my area, for example, Park Slope/Prospect Heights, I attended many many meetings on the Atlantic Yards issue, ...

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Construction Under Way on 57-Story Tower at DoBro's City Point - Brownstoner

August 7, 2017 - 8:51am

Brownstoner

Construction Under Way on 57-Story Tower at DoBro's City Point
Brownstoner
A rendering for the building shows a glassy, modern tower with an angled roof standing high above Brooklyn. Extell, the only other bidder besides Forest City Ratner on what eventually became the Atlantic Yards development, boasts a diverse portfolio ...

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Construction Under Way on 57-Story Tower at DoBro's City Point - Brownstoner

August 7, 2017 - 8:51am

Construction Under Way on 57-Story Tower at DoBro's City Point
Brownstoner
A rendering for the building shows a glassy, modern tower with an angled roof standing high above Brooklyn. Extell, the only other bidder besides Forest City Ratner on what eventually became the Atlantic Yards development, boasts a diverse portfolio ...

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470 Dean Street Nears Completion, Downtown Brooklyn - New York YIMBY

August 7, 2017 - 6:00am

New York YIMBY

470 Dean Street Nears Completion, Downtown Brooklyn
New York YIMBY
Across the street from the latest towers rising as part of the Atlantic Yards redevelopment (now known as Pacific Park), another small building is just about to reach the finish line. The facade is mostly up and the structure has topped-out at 470 Dean ...

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Public Funding Reports For City Council Candidates In Districts 34, 35, 38, 40, 41, 42 Reveal Some Surprises - Kings County Politics (registration)

August 4, 2017 - 4:41pm

Kings County Politics (registration)

Public Funding Reports For City Council Candidates In Districts 34, 35, 38, 40, 41, 42 Reveal Some Surprises
Kings County Politics (registration)
This includes the NIMBY crowd that ardently fought against the Barclays Center and Atlantic Yards development. She may also get a bounce in Crown Heights from residents upset with Cumbo's initial support for the Bedford Union Armory project. Cumbo has ...

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WHO'S NEWS: Commercial appointments and hires - Real Estate Weekly

August 3, 2017 - 2:09pm

Real Estate Weekly

WHO'S NEWS: Commercial appointments and hires
Real Estate Weekly
In addition to originating and executing exclusive sales listings, he is responsible for leading business development and networking initiatives in Brooklyn, with a particular focus on the Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope, Greenwood, and ...

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Is Pacific Park in trouble again? - The Real Deal Magazine

August 2, 2017 - 12:55pm

The Real Deal Magazine

Is Pacific Park in trouble again?
The Real Deal Magazine
UPDATED, Aug. 2, 8:24 a.m.: Pacific Park, developer Bruce Ratner's baby, is now 13 years old. And like most teens, it's going through a turbulent phase. The 22-acre mixed-use megadevelopment, which borders five neighborhoods in Brooklyn, has been ...

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INTERVIEW: Architect Rick Cook on the legacy of COOKFOX's sustainable design in NYC - 6Sqft (blog)

July 31, 2017 - 11:14am

6Sqft (blog)

INTERVIEW: Architect Rick Cook on the legacy of COOKFOX's sustainable design in NYC
6Sqft (blog)
It's become much more accepted. You've been working on 535 Carlton and 550 Vanderbilt, part of the greater Atlantic Yards redevelopment. It's a project with a lot of history, and will soon be a whole new neighborhood in Brooklyn. What's that project ...

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Looking long term: It may seem trendy to build in Jersey City, but recent development is culmination of years of ... - NJBIZ

July 30, 2017 - 11:02pm

NJBIZ

Looking long term: It may seem trendy to build in Jersey City, but recent development is culmination of years of ...
NJBIZ
“Here we are, 15 or so years later, and you can still rent an apartment for just about half of what you can rent an apartment in Manhattan — and certainly a much nicer, more amenities, larger apartments than what you would get in Manhattan, Brooklyn ...

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