DUMBO: Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough denounced a developer’s 18-story tower near the Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday (though the view in the opponents’ photo op above would not be affected by the building). Comments (13).
Downtown plan: The burghers of Downtown Brooklyn unveiled an expensive new marketing campaign on Thursday to lure companies and residents by saying that the global financial meltdown is actually “the moment” for the borough’s central core. Comments (4).
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: It’s the parking lot with the best view in the city, but now open-space starved North Brooklynites are demanding that the city make good on its promise to turn the lot into a parkland paradise. Comment.
Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards builder Bruce Ratner gave his long-delayed mega-development a rare sign of life when he purchased a new parcel in the project’s footprint for the first time in over two years. Comment.