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BPL’s Nachowitz, Skrodelis and Woloch Discuss Brooklyn Heights Library Plans

The BHB recently sat down with senior management of the Brooklyn Public Library to discuss how plans to sell the site of the Brooklyn Heights branch library to an as yet unnamed developer are evolving amid many variables, not the least of which is community concern about the project’s impact on its Cadman Plaza neighborhood. […]

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Brooklyn Heights Library Probably Won’t Be Replaced by a 40 Story Tower

Brooklyn Heights resident/blogger/lawyer/urban planner Michael DD White’s recent blog post about the possible replacements for the current Brooklyn Heights library has the interwebs abuzz this week. Brownstoner characterized it as having “plenty of conspiracy theories about how this is all a big set-up for another land grab by Forest City Ratner”.

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Tale of the Tweets: Brooklyn Heights Library Hearing

The Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library held a Trustees Meeting on Tuesday night addressing the impending sale of the building. As previously reported, it was  announced on January 15 several BPL branches would be impacted as the system shifts to digital media and services. The current Brooklyn Heights’ Cadman Plaza branch will be closing and be […]

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EDC Staffers Offer Little Hope for Helicopter Noise Reduction; Velazquez Urges Bloomberg to Ban Tourist Flights

Two representatives of the City’s Economic Development Commission, Josh Nachowitz and Patricia Ornst, gave a presentation yesterday to the Finance District Committee of Community Board 1, which encompasses downtown Manhattan, concerning efforts to alleviate noise from helicopters using the Downtown Manhattan Heliport. Several Brooklynites were present by invitation, including Judy Stanton, Executive Director of the […]

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