Atlantic Yards

'Brilliant,' 41 and Lost to AIDS: The Theater World Asks Why - New York Times

October 11, 2017 - 4:01am

New York Times

'Brilliant,' 41 and Lost to AIDS: The Theater World Asks Why
New York Times
Rehearsals were beginning there for his new musical, but he was homebound in Brooklyn, trying to regain strength after a series of H.I.V.-related infections had landed him in the hospital. ... 'In the Footprint' Dramatizes Atlantic Yards Discord NOV. 9 ...

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You can now buy tiny shipping container homes on Amazon - Inhabitat

October 11, 2017 - 3:27am

You can now buy tiny shipping container homes on Amazon
Inhabitat
The first mods were hoisted into place yesterday at the B2 residential building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. When completed in late 2014, the structure is poised to claim the title of world's tallest modular building and will include 50 percent ...

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10 Biggest Construction Projects in US - Stock Review

October 10, 2017 - 3:32pm

Stock Review

10 Biggest Construction Projects in US
Stock Review
The first one is Pacific Park (Brooklyn, NY). Estimated cost is $6 billion. We are continuing our list of biggest construction projects in U.S. with Pacific Park, one of America's most important billion-dollar construction projects. It was first named ...

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Greater Than Ever: New York's Big Comeback - Architectural Record

October 6, 2017 - 7:50am

Architectural Record

Greater Than Ever: New York's Big Comeback
Architectural Record
The Bloomberg administration rezoned 40 percent of the city, and Doctoroff was a primary instigator behind rebuilding Lower Manhattan following 9/11, creating Hudson Yards in west Midtown and Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, and helping to get new stadiums ...

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To gentrify Queens, de Blasio adopts pattern of promising jobs to support development - Progress Queens (registration)

September 29, 2017 - 1:42pm

Progress Queens (registration)

To gentrify Queens, de Blasio adopts pattern of promising jobs to support development
Progress Queens (registration)
... about jobs creation in order win community approval for zone-busting construction projects, such as those promises that were made in a Community Benefits Agreement in order to win approval for the construction of the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn.

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ON THE SCENE: Eastern Consolidated marketing former Tammany hall meeting house in Soho - Real Estate Weekly

September 28, 2017 - 2:34pm

Real Estate Weekly

ON THE SCENE: Eastern Consolidated marketing former Tammany hall meeting house in Soho
Real Estate Weekly
Cushman & Wakefield announced that the firm has arranged the sale of 751 Myrtle Avenue, a warehouse site in Brooklyn. The final closing price was $6.5 million, equating to approximately $433 per existing s/f and a 3.5 percent capitalization rate on ...

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Five years of the Barclays Center - NetsDaily

September 28, 2017 - 9:53am

NetsDaily

Five years of the Barclays Center
NetsDaily
... else since its conception. Here, we're going to take a look at the history of the construction of the arena, its effects on the Brooklyn community, and what to expect as the years go on. ... Atlantic Yards circa 2009. Chang W. Lee of the New York ...

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De Blasio's Misrepresentations - City Journal

September 24, 2017 - 12:55pm

City Journal

De Blasio's Misrepresentations
City Journal
Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park, including the Barclay's Center, has its detractors, but is nevertheless an important Bloomberg-era development having a major impact on central Brooklyn. Bloomberg also rehabilitated Industry City, now a thriving center of ...

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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 - 2:41pm

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 Realty Trust Inc., a property company that's faced pressure from an activist investor, said it's considering alternatives to increase shareholder value, including a potential merger or acquisition. The Cleveland-based real estate investment ...

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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
“This mural is a living monument to the voices and stories that Brooklyn endlessly tells.” Alloy's the latest developer to bring an artist in to spruce up its construction sites: In Tribeca, French street artist JR has worked with developer DDG to add ...

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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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