Development archive


Saturday, April 28, 2007

Kiss their glass! Library still in trouble

Fort Greene: Brooklyn Public Library officials reportedly said this week that their efforts to raise money for a $135-million iconic glass-walled performing arts branch have failed - and that the project can’t go forward at this point. Comments (1).

Ratner’s wrecking ball hits, protested

Atlantic Yards: Developer Bruce Ratner began demolition of three more buildings within the Atlantic Yards footprint, days after dozens of opponents called for the developer to call off his wrecking ball until pending litigation is resolved. Comment.

City’s ship slip is showing; Jobs numbers fall short at cruise ship terminal

Red Hook: The Brooklyn cruise terminal created just 14 full-time jobs in its first year on the Red Hook waterfront — a whopping 356 short of the number of full-time jobs promised by the city’s Economic Development Corporation. Comment.

Building not for sale — yet!

Downtown: The owners of the two-story building at Clinton and Remsen streets say they are not ready, just yet, to sell. Their comment only slightly calmed the concern of Brooklyn Heights residents. Comment.

Clinton Hill to city: Save us!

Fort Greene: Will the city step in and block an 18-story tower on Washington Avenue? Comment.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Pols to Spitzer: Stop ‘Yards’ work

Atlantic Yards: Stop Bruce Ratner — now — before he hurts someone! Comment.