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Brooklyn Bridge Park Field House Fosters More Criticism & Doubt

This time it’s The New York Times that’s weighing in on the increasingly controversial $40 million Field House proposed for Brooklyn Bridge Park. In a lengthy story titled “A $40 Million Gift, a Proposed Bike Arena and Now Skepticism in Brooklyn,” writer Lisa Foderaro ventures that Joshua P. Rechnitz’s pledge to build a field house […]

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BBP Fieldhouse Planners Really Want Your Ideas

At yesterday evening’s meeting at St. Francis College, New York City Fieldhouse, Inc.’s Executive Director, Greg Brooks (photo) said the project is in its early planning stage, and that the organization’s goal is to “meet public demand.” He said inquiries had revealed strong demand for indoor recreational facilities from area residents, community groups, and schools […]

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Proposed BBP Fieldhouse Hires Greg Brooks As Exec Director

Greg J. Brooks has been appointed Executive Director of The New York City Fieldhouse, formed to oversee build-out of the new year-round indoor recreation facility near Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This follows a $40 million donation April 19 from Joshua Rechnitz, Founder & Chairman of the non-profit organization.

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