According to The Brooklyn Paper, this evening’s meeting at LICH hosted by Sen. Squadron will shed light on the City’s plans concerning further work on Brooklyn Bridge Park beyond the completion of Piers 1 and 6.
Bloomberg administration officials will be on hand at a meeting tonight at Long Island College Hospital — a meeting that the Daily News reported this morning was going to involve a city takeover of the park development project. But Mayor Bloomberg didn’t want to go that far this morning. Read more.
Comments by the Mayor this morning seemed to dampen expectations that the City will take the project over completely, and that new funding will eliminate the need for residential and commercial development on park land to defray costs of maintaining the Park. Sen. Squadron is hoping to get useful input from community residents at this evening’s meeting.
Update: There’s more on the Times City Room Blog.