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St. Ann’s Warehouse Again Seeking Approval to Build in Tobacco Warehouse

You may recall the lengthy legal battle over the St. Ann’s Warehouse theater’s attempt to build a new performance space inside the 19th century Tobacco Warehouse in the Fulton Ferry Historic District, which led to a court decision holding that the transfer of the Tobacco Warehouse space from Brooklyn Bridge Park had not been done […]

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BHA, Other Groups Settle with City and State over Park Land

Last year, neighborhood and preservation organizations, including the Brooklyn Heights Association, prevailed in lawsuits in both federal and state courts in which they contested the actions of the National Park Service and the city and state governments to transfer the Tobacco Warehouse site from Brooklyn Bridge Park for use as a new home for St. […]

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Field for Pier 1 Hotel and Residential Structure Narrowed to Three

Three finalists have been selected from among the seven original proposals for a combined hotel and residential complex to be built on land lying between Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Furman Street, which will generate payments in lieu of taxes to help fund maintenance and operation of the Park. One of the finalists […]

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St. Ann’s Warehouse to Stay in DUMBO

The Times’ “ArtsBeat” blog reports that St. Ann’s Warehouse Theater, which is slated to leave its present location to make way for the Dock Street Project, and which lost its bid to build new space in the Tobacco Warehouse, has signed a lease that will allow it to relocate to 29 Jay Street, also in […]

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Mr. J’s Evening Stroll

On a quiet Tuesday evening Karl, with cam, takes a walk along Hicks Street and down to DUMBO, along the way admiring the Halloween window decorations at Perfect Paws, UVA’s artistic construction at the Tobacco Warehouse, and the crowd lined up for

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St. Ann’s Warehouse: Thanks For Your Support, ‘No Winners’ In This Saga

In an email sent to their mailing list, St. Ann’s Warehouse Artistic Director Susan Feldman thanked everyone for their support during the Tobacco Warehouse saga, indicated that they would be leaving DUMBO but have several options elsewhere, and that this is all due to the ‘callousness’ of the neighborhood and preservation organizations such as the […]

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BHA Takes a Tobacco Warehouse Victory Lap

A dispatch was sent out earlier today by Brooklyn Heights Association president Jane McGroarty in response to Judge Eric Vitaliano of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York reaffirming his injunction against the transfer of the Tobacco Warehouse in the Fulton Ferry Historic to St. Ann’s Warehouse. Planners had hoped that […]

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Court Nixes St. Ann’s Use of Tobacco Warehouse

Last April, Judge Eric Vitaliano of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued a preliminary injunction against the transfer of the Tobacco Warehouse in the Fulton Ferry Historic to St. Ann’s Warehouse as a new home for its theater and performing arts space. On Tuesday, as expected, he reaffirmed his […]

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Tobacco Warehouse – St. Ann’s Kerfluffle Covered by New York Times

The New York Times reports on the fact that arts group St. Ann’s Warehouse will most likely be without a home next May, when work begins on Two Trees’ Dock Street DUMBO project. The group had planned on moving to a renovated Tobacco Warehouse but that was ruled out after the BHA and others won […]

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News Flash: Court Continues Standstill Agreement in Tobacco Warehouse Controversy; Will Decide on Injunction Soon

BHB reader Martinlbrooklyn sends this report: At 12:15 today, after an extensive hearing of the pros and cons for issuing a preliminary,14-day injunction against St Ann’s Warehouse building a new performance space inside the Tobacco Warehouse shell, Judge Vitaliano, with the agreement of the parties, continued the standstill agreement among the parties for another two […]

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