Adrian Benepe, the former head of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, weighed in on the Pier House situation following the court decision earlier this week that ruled in favor of the hotel/condo development in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
“A commitment was made; there is no question about it,” Benepe told Crain’s New York Business. “And I’m afraid they’ve lost the faith of an important part of the community.”
Park corporation president Regina Myer pooh-poohed Benepe’s comments, pointing to his involvement in the development.
“He personally voted to approve the selected project,” she pointed out.
Read more at Crain’s.