The Downtown plan

July, 2012

Downtown evictees: The city is booting us from Brooklyn

Changing Brooklyn: Tenants at one of Downtown’s last rent-stabilized buildings say they aren’t just getting evicted — they’re getting kicked out of Brooklyn. Comments (11).

May, 2012

Century 21 will open on Fulton Mall

Changing Brooklyn: Discount chain Century 21 will become the first new department store on the Fulton Mall in nearly 90 years when it sets up shop in a massive space in the planned City Point development in 2015. Comments (2).

April, 2012

NYU to fix up much-maligned Downtown office building

Bloomy in the ’Hood: NYU will transform a decrepit eyesore at 370 Jay St. into a cutting-edge science facility that will revitalize the neighborhood and cement Downtown as the nation’s next big college town, borough officials say. Comments (1).

March, 2012

City wants to cut required parking lots at D’town developments

Downtown plan: The city wants to drastically reduce the number of parking spaces required at Downtown residential developments — elating both builders and transit advocates who claim bulky garages raise rents and are under-used wastes of space. Comments (41).

First look at City Point towers

Downtown plan: Here it is — Brooklyn’s tallest building! Comments (30).

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