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Work Has Begun on Emily Roebling Plaza, Final Portion of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Work began this month on the last portion of Brooklyn Bridge Park, the space beneath the Brooklyn Bridge that has for some time been a vacant lot, occasionally used for events like Photoville (this year Photoville was presented in various locations throughout the Park). The lot was previously occupied by the City’s Purchase Building , […]

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NY Post on BBP DOT Turf War

The NY Post digs deeper today on the tasty tipster tidbit we reported on earlier – the tug of war between the Brooklyn Bridge Park folks and the Department of Transportation.  At issue is use of the now cleared Purchase Building site, which is supposed to be the site of the park’s skating rink: NY […]

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Eagle: Yup, BHB Tipster’s On the Money about Purchase Building Site

The Brooklyn Eagle wore out some shoeleather chasing down the low-down on a BHB tipster tidbit about a reported tug of war between the DOT and BBP Conservancy over use of the soon to be cleared Purchase Building site under the Brooklyn Bridge:

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Purchase Building Land – Parking, No Park?

Unconfirmed, but fascinating, from a BHB tipster: I live across the street from the Purchase Building and wanted to pass on a tip regarding the space now created by the demolition of the Purchase Building.  In speaking with one of the foremen from Sanska, the contractors overseeing the demolition, the DOT is making a very […]

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Purchase Building Pwn3d

The art deco Purchase Building, which Brownstoner says was “hung out to dry” by the Landmarks Preservation Commission is in the process of being demolished to make way for Brooklyn Bridge Park. We caught a glimpse of its soon to be gone ruins on Sunday.

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