Development archive


Saturday, April 19, 2014

Hot-button real estate tycoon planning Greenpoint convention center

Greenpoint: A controversy-dogged developer whose Greenpoint industrial complex mysteriously burned down eight years ago is behind a planned convention center that has begun construction in the neighborhood, to the chagrin of neighbors who are vowing to fight the complex. Comments (2).

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Rent de-stabilization in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: A Prospect Lefferts Gardens landlord is harassing his rent-stabilized, black tenants and letting their apartments crumble around them to move in wealthy white people, a lawsuit alleges. Comments (37).

Monday, April 14, 2014

Rumble at Three Points! Community board vies to annex Atlantic Yards

Atlantic Yards: A border dispute is brewing over which community board should have the privilege of holding the Atlantic Yards mega-development within its boundaries. Comments (3).

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Battle of the blueprints! Methodist and anti-expansion activists square off

Park Slope: New York Methodist Hospital unveiled even more tweaks to its planned expansion at a city hearing on Tuesday, but said there is no way it could follow an alternate blueprint drawn up by activists. Comments (1).

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Book lovers to new libary honcho: Hands off the Brooklyn Heights branch

Brooklyn Heights: The city is selling off its precious literary legacy to the highest bidder, said bookworms who rallied at the Central Library on Tuesday night to demand that the revenue-raising scheme be stopped. Comments (19).

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Green roof to help noise-proof Barclays Center

Atlantic Yards: It looks inviting sure, but no one will be allowed to play or hang out on the arena’s planned emerald ceiling. Comments (15).

Friday, April 4, 2014

The rent is too damn high! Downtown edition

Downtown: Activists block traffic on Flatbush Avenue in the name of affordable digs. Comments (27).

The results are in! Winning LICH bid includes a hospital

Hospitals in Crisis: Long Island College Hospital could actually stay a hospital! Comments (6).