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Local Pols Ask Consideration of Watchtower Properties for Park Funding

In a letter to Robert Steel, Chair of the Committee on Alternatives to Housing of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Board and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, Borough President Marty Markowitz, Assembly Member Joan Millman, and City Council Members Steve Levin and Brad Lander urged further consideration of payments […]

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Hearing on Alternatives to Housing Yields Diverse Responses; What is a “Perched Wetland”?

About fifty people showed up at St. Francis College yesterday evening to speak (and a number of others showed up to listen) about the draft report issued by Bay Area Economics, the consultants hired by the Brooklyn Bridge Park board to evaluate alternatives to luxury housing and a hotel as sources of revenue to defray […]

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Mayor, Council Speaker to Reveal Waterfront Plan Tomorrow at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council speaker Christine Quinn will release a comprehensive plan for the development of New York City’s waterfront, which includes plans for Brooklyn Bridge Park, at a press conference to be held in Brooklyn Bridge Park tomorrow (Monday, March 14). Update: It’s at 11:30 a.m. New York Times: Less than five […]

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