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Jane’s Carousel Takes Its First Spin in Brooklyn Bridge Park

This afternoon many city and community dignitaries, and some invited guests, including your correspondent and other press representatives, attended an opening ceremony for Jane’s Carousel. The video above shows the first spin of the antique merry-go-round in its new location, in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Riding the lead horse, and wearing a blue suit, is City […]

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Coming Soon: Hotel And Housing Proposals for Brooklyn Bridge Park

While attention has been focused on the St. Ann’s Tobacco Warehouse saga, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation announced at a meeting yesterday that they will be issuing by the end of August a “Request For Proposal” for the hotel and residential housing buildings across from Pier 1. According to the Brooklyn Eagle: Two buildings — […]

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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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Unwelcome: Jane’s Carousel?

“Jane’s Carousel”, the 1920s vintage merry-go-round restored under the auspices of Jane Walentas, wife of developer David Walentas, and now housed in a building on Water Street in DUMBO, is slated to be moved across the street and into what is now Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, itself to be incorporated into Brooklyn Bridge Park, sometime […]

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