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Empire State Development Meeting About Pier 6 Tomorrow, RSVP NOW!!

The folks at Save The View Now would like everyone to know that the Empire State Development meeting concerning BBP Pier 6 will be occurring at 9:30am tomorrow, but you must RSVP by 5pm TODAY. So, you have less than hour to do that. Presumably, they will be discussing infilling the childrens water park and […]

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Opponents of Pier Six Towers Voice Concerns At Public Meeting

At yesterday’s public meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation board, revised plans for the two high rise residential buildings proposed for the landward side of Pier Six were presented for consideration. The meeting was held as a result of the settlement of a lawsuit brought by People for Green Space. As Mary Frost’s […]

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Monday Meeting on Pier Six Housing Plan

This coming Monday afternoon, June 22, starting at 3:00, there will be a public meeting concerning a proposed modification of the General Project Plan (“GPP”) for Brooklyn Bridge Park with respect to the amount and type of housing to be allowed at the entrance to Pier Six. The meeting will be at the offices of […]

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Historic Districts Council Joins Fray Over Pierhouse View Obstruction

The Brooklyn Paper reports that the Historic Districts Council, an organization with a 44 year history of advocacy for the protection of historic districts, such as Brooklyn Heights, has allied itself with the Brooklyn Heights Association and Save The View Now in their efforts to limit the height of the Pierhouse structure adjacent to Pier […]

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BHA Seeks Smaller Tower at Pier 6; Slams Pierhouse Addition

In a statement released last night on their website, the board of the Brooklyn Heights Association has requested that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation reconsider the proposed heights of two controversial residential towers now in the planning stages for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. According to a statement on the Association’s website, the […]

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Committee to Consider Alternatives to Housing in Park Wednesday

The Cobble Hill Association alerts us to a meeting to be held at City Hall (Manhattan) in the Blue Room, starting at approximately 11:00 a.m. this Wednesday, September 22, at which the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation’s Committee on Alternatives to Housing will consider possible sources of funding for the Park other than the construction […]

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Park Officials Apologize for Noise: Give Schedule for Summer Events

The Brooklyn Heights Association has forwarded communications from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation. An open letter addressed to “Dear Neighbors”, on letterhead of the Conservancy, but co-signed by Regina Myer, President of the BBPDC, and Nancy Webster, Executive Director of the Conservancy, includes the following: We wanted to let […]

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International Arts Festival Coming to Pier 1 This Month

On the remaining Saturdays of this month, beginning with this coming Saturday the 10th, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., on the Harbor Lawn at Pier 1, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation, with the sponsorship of Bloomberg, will present a festival of storytelling, dance, and music. Each Saturday, a different culture will be featured: on […]

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Park Developers Agree to Carousel Plan

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation has agreed to accept Jane’s Carousel at the location desired by its donor, Jane Walentas, in the former Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park. YourNabe.com: DUMBO doyenne Jane Walentas has reached a final deal with the developers of Brooklyn Bridge Park to donate her lovingly restored 1920s carousel to a waterfront […]

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Sneak Preview of Pier 6

This afternoon, your correspondent joined a group of local residents and a few journalists, including writers from New York Magazine and The Brooklyn Paper, for a tour of the soon to be opened section of Brooklyn Bridge Park inland from Pier 6, near Furman Street and the foot of Atlantic Avenue. We were guided by […]

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