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Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize - SF Bay Area Indymedia

April 5, 2018 - 1:21am

Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize
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At the very same time, it was playing host to the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, at which leading property corporations strategized about how to best identify new frontiers of investment in the borough. The President and Chief Operating Officer of the ...

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'Simply Not a Good Look': Activist Group Criticizes Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of White Curator for African Art ... - ARTnews

April 4, 2018 - 9:09pm

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'Simply Not a Good Look': Activist Group Criticizes Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of White Curator for African Art ...
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At the very same time, it was playing host to the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, at which leading property corporations strategized about how to best identify new frontiers of investment in the borough. The President and Chief Operating Officer of the ...

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'Simply Not a Good Look': Activist Group Criticizes Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of White Curator for African Art ... - ARTnews

April 4, 2018 - 9:09pm

ARTnews

'Simply Not a Good Look': Activist Group Criticizes Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of White Curator for African Art ...
ARTnews
At the very same time, it was playing host to the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, at which leading property corporations strategized about how to best identify new frontiers of investment in the borough. The President and Chief Operating Officer of the ...

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The dismantling of Forest City Ratner - The Real Deal

April 2, 2018 - 1:30pm

The Real Deal

The dismantling of Forest City Ratner
The Real Deal
In early 2003, Bruce Ratner walked into City Hall with a proposal to build the largest public-private real estate development New York had seen in more than two decades. The plan — based on a design by Frank Gehry — was to erect a sports-and ...

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Inside the Battle over the Megaproject at 80 Flatbush - The Bridge

April 1, 2018 - 4:27pm

The Bridge

Inside the Battle over the Megaproject at 80 Flatbush
The Bridge
Opponents of the two-tower 80 Flatbush project call it “a Chrysler Building in Brownstone Brooklyn.” Its developers and supporters see it differently, believing that its size is a virtue, providing room for a wealth of facilities including two schools ...

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Forest City sells New York apartment building for $156 million - Crain's Cleveland Business

March 30, 2018 - 8:19pm

Crain's Cleveland Business

Forest City sells New York apartment building for $156 million
Crain's Cleveland Business
Although it is located in Brooklyn, the property was not part of the company's joint venture with China-based Greenland Group for the Pacific Park mixed-use project, formerly known as Atlantic Yards. Forest City described the buyer as an international ...

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'Too Tall! Too Close! Too Much!,' Say Opponents Of 80 Flatbush - BKLYNER

March 29, 2018 - 4:26pm

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'Too Tall! Too Close! Too Much!,' Say Opponents Of 80 Flatbush
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At 986 feet, the taller tower will be the largest in Brooklyn and the 16th tallest in New York City.” “Up-zoning this lot to the highest density zoning district in New York City, a district zoning that is currently found only in Lower Manhattan, in an ...

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Forest City Sells 363-Unit Brooklyn Building for $156M Amid Borough Pullback - Commercial Observer

March 29, 2018 - 3:45pm

Commercial Observer

Forest City Sells 363-Unit Brooklyn Building for $156M Amid Borough Pullback
Commercial Observer
The company also laid off 20 Brooklyn employees in January, as the Atlantic Yards blog reported. Former Forest City CEO MaryAnne Gilmartin left in January to form the new development company L&L MAG, with L&L Holding Company co-founders David ...

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Residents Voice Concern Over Controversial 80 Flatbush Development in Tense Public Hearing - Brownstoner

March 29, 2018 - 9:12am

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Residents Voice Concern Over Controversial 80 Flatbush Development in Tense Public Hearing
Brownstoner
In a crowded auditorium at St. Francis College last night, Community Board 2 held their public hearing regarding the controversial development at 80 Flatbush Avenue, located at the nexus of Boerum Hill, Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn. Many people ...
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Norman Siegel to represent Belmont Park opponents - Newsday

March 28, 2018 - 6:39pm

Newsday

Norman Siegel to represent Belmont Park opponents
Newsday
Civil liberties attorney Norman Siegel will represent an Elmont-based community coalition opposed to the proposed $1 billion complex at Belmont Park that includes a new arena for the New York Islanders. Siegel, the former executive director of the New ...

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Here's where Elon Musk's Hyperloop could fit in New York City - Business Insider

March 22, 2018 - 7:45pm

Business Insider

Here's where Elon Musk's Hyperloop could fit in New York City
Business Insider
Sam Schwartz, the former traffic commissioner of New York City and current CEO of Sam Schwartz Consulting, said either Grand Central or Penn Station could be an option, and if the company was interested in looking at the outer boroughs, Pacific Park ...

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Forest City Ratner in Brooklyn: A real estate pioneer on the way out? - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

March 22, 2018 - 11:10am

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Forest City Ratner in Brooklyn: A real estate pioneer on the way out?
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“A proven visionary,” Downtown Brooklyn Partnership co-chair Bob Catell proclaimed at a 2009 public meeting, saying Ratner “was willing to take risks on Downtown Brooklyn when few others were.” Barclays Center, which opened in 2012 and brought major ...

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Forest City Ratner in Brooklyn: A real estate pioneer on the way out? - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

March 22, 2018 - 11:10am

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Forest City Ratner in Brooklyn: A real estate pioneer on the way out?
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Downtown Brooklyn, dicey before Ratner's entrance, now sizzles enough for Manhattan-based luxury developer Extell to build Brooklyn Point, a 720-foot tower at City Point, with a rooftop pool. Ratner, scrounging for capital during the troubled, extended ...

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Let's say Elon Musk's Hyperloop actually happens. Here's where it could go in NYC - The Real Deal Magazine

March 21, 2018 - 6:01am

The Real Deal Magazine

Let's say Elon Musk's Hyperloop actually happens. Here's where it could go in NYC
The Real Deal Magazine
Sam Schwartz, the former traffic commissioner of New York City and current CEO of Sam Schwartz Consulting, said either Grand Central or Penn Station could be an option, and if the company was interested in looking at the outer boroughs, Pacific Park ...

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Forest City in Brooklyn: a Real Estate Pioneer on the Way Out? - The Bridge

March 20, 2018 - 2:39pm

The Bridge

Forest City in Brooklyn: a Real Estate Pioneer on the Way Out?
The Bridge
Barclays Center, which opened in 2012 and brought major-league sports and large-scale entertainment back to Brooklyn, may be Ratner's best-known edifice, and a new borough icon. But the huge project around it, dubbed Atlantic Yards when announced in ...

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Pol: Protect schools with high tech tools - Brooklyn Daily

March 17, 2018 - 11:57pm

Pol: Protect schools with high tech tools
Brooklyn Daily
During the 1950s, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley tried to find various locations for construction of a new baseball stadium, which he pledged to finance using his own funds. With limited seating and automobile parking capacity at Ebbets Field ...

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Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers - The Island Now

March 5, 2018 - 3:22pm

The Island Now

Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers
The Island Now
During the 1950s, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley tried to find various locations for construction of a new baseball stadium, which he pledged to finance using his own funds. With limited seating and automobile parking capacity at Ebbets Field ...

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Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers - The Island Now

March 5, 2018 - 3:22pm

The Island Now

Readers Write: What might have been with Brooklyn Dodgers
The Island Now
During the 1950s, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley tried to find various locations for construction of a new baseball stadium, which he pledged to finance using his own funds. With limited seating and automobile parking capacity at Ebbets Field ...

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