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Walentas buys Gowanus site, but councilman vows fight if developer seeks residential rezoning - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

April 19, 2018 - 2:01pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Walentas buys Gowanus site, but councilman vows fight if developer seeks residential rezoning
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The Real Deal reported that Jed and David Walentas' family company bought a $53 million leasehold from Forest City Ratner – which developed such bold-faced Brooklyn projects as Barclays Center, Metrotech and Atlantic Yards, which is now called Pacific ...

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The Life and Death of a Dangerous Woman - Next City

April 16, 2018 - 5:04am

Next City

The Life and Death of a Dangerous Woman
Next City
Residents of Brooklyn displaced for the Atlantic Yards and Barclay's Center project may recognize similarities. As would residents of New Orleans' public housing projects that were torn down after Hurricane Katrina to enable the construction of and ...

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Council okays use of eminent domain to seize Gowanus plots as part of canal cleanup - Brooklyn Paper

April 16, 2018 - 1:26am

Brooklyn Paper

Council okays use of eminent domain to seize Gowanus plots as part of canal cleanup
Brooklyn Paper
... controversy in the past — more than a decade ago, the state-led Empire State Development Corporation seized a massive swath of land in Prospect Heights to make way for developer Bruce Ratner's massive Atlantic Yards project, which polarizes locals ...

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'Simply Not a Good Look': Activists Criticize the Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of a White African Art Curator - artnet News

April 5, 2018 - 4:25pm

artnet News

'Simply Not a Good Look': Activists Criticize the Brooklyn Museum's Hiring of a White African Art Curator
artnet News
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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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
SF Bay Area Indymedia
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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'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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