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Development

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004

Ratner’s suburban nightmare

Atlantic Yards: When it comes to construction, Brooklyn needs Bob Vila, not Bruce Ratner. Comment.

CB2 blows it bigtime

Atlantic Yards: Imagine it’s the Super Bowl. Your team is down by three points but has the ball on the 1 yard line. Then the coach sends the quarterback in … to take a knee. Comment.

MUM’S THE WORD        

Atlantic Yards: The most complex rezoning plan in city history, which would convert Downtown Brooklyn into a booming metropolis with soaring towers and require the taking of seven acres of private land, is moving forward through the city review process — without input from Community Board 2. Comment.

Once a foe, homeless now a tool in anti-arena fight

Atlantic Yards: There are currently 38,574 homeless people living in New York City and 400 of them are at the center of a debate raging in Prospect Heights. Comment.

Nets site renters left out in eminent domain payouts

Atlantic Yards: Robin Weil is an artist who lives in a small studio apartment on a quiet residential street in Prospect Heights. Comments (2).

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