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The Roebling Legacy, with a Real Life Roebling, at PowerHouse Arena

Clifford Zink will be reading from his book “The Roebling Legacy” at PowerHouse Arena [37 Main Street] in DUMBO on November 29 at 7pm. He’ll discuss the Brooklyn Bridge, among other things, and be introduced by Washington Roebling’s great-great-great grandson/Brooklyn Heights resident Kriss Roebling:

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Yassky, Gioia Protest Dock Street DUMBO

BHB contributor Matthew Parker sent in these photos of our man in the NYC Council, David Yassky, and fellow councilmember Eric Gioia of the 26th District at this morning’s rally in Brooklyn Bridge Park to protest Two Trees’ Dock Street DUMBO project. Also in attendance  project opponent Christian Roebling the great-great grandson of Washington and […]

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NYT on Dock Street

The New York Times ran a story on the opposition to Two Trees’ Dock Street DUMBO project in its online edition on Friday (it ran in print yesterday), along with a nifty Flash graphic showing  before and after views from the Brooklyn Bridge: New York Times: Mr. Walentas maintains that the opposition is being driven […]

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Roebling Descendant Lends Voice to Dock Street Opposition

According to information received from the DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance, Kristian Roebling, a Brooklyn resident and descendant of John Roebling, designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, and of Washington and Emily Roebling, who supervised the Bridge’s construction, has joined historian David McCullogh and others in opposing Two Trees Development’s proposed Dock Street project, which would place a […]

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