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Housing Opponents Swarm Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. Board Meeting, Channeling Spike Lee

Opponents of the new residential buildings being constructed at the north and south ends of Brooklyn Bridge Park were out in full force at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s (BBP) board meeting Thursday (2/26). The gathering of upwards of 70 remained mostly polite but — as has been the case in other recent BBP meetings — […]

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DOB Issues Partial Stop Work Order on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse

According to sources familiar with the situation, the NYC Department of Buildings has issued a partial stop work order regarding construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse. This SWO applies to the second portion of the building that has recently begun construction and not the first portion which topped out earlier this month. The request was […]

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Game On: Brooklyn Heights Association Announces Support of Pierhouse Foes Save the View Now

This just in — the Brooklyn Heights Association has released a statementsupporting Steve Guterman’s Save the View Now campaign to curb the height of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse: A decade ago, the BHA lobbied on behalf of our community to protect the iconic views of the Brooklyn Bridge by limiting the height of development in […]

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WPIX: The Pierhouse Will Block the NYC Views for People from All Over the World

WPIX-TV covered the efforts of Save the View regarding the height of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse last night. Watch the report and comment after the jump.

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BHB Exclusive: Q&A w/David Kramer of Hudson Companies

Earlier this week Brooklyn Heights Blog sat down with David Kramer, a principal of Hudson Companies, in their Greenwich Village offices. Hudson Companies was recently chosen by the Brooklyn Public Library and the New York Economic Development Corporation as the successful bidder for the Brooklyn Heights Library Redevelopment Project. Read the Brookyn Public Library’s documents […]

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Height of BBP’s Pierhouse Hotel: What Exactly IS the Deal?

To understand the disputed height restrictions of the Pierhouse Hotel structure in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1, a number of variables need clarification, including the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s (BBPC’s) adherence to its own agreement, how the NYC Department of Planning Brooklyn Heights Scenic View District figures into the discussion, and the impact of Hurricane […]

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