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A Look Inside the Colorful, Light-Filled Units at City Point's Second Tower - Brownstoner

Atlantic Yards - May 2, 2016 - 8:04am

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A Look Inside the Colorful, Light-Filled Units at City Point's Second Tower
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The residential tower is Manhattan-based developer Brodsky's first foray into Brooklyn. Architect CookFox, whose other projects include 550 Vanderbilt Avenue in Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards, is designing. The final City Point tower, to be developed by ...

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This Transportation Engineer Won't Give Up on Moving New York City - Next City

Atlantic Yards - May 2, 2016 - 5:03am

Next City

This Transportation Engineer Won't Give Up on Moving New York City
Next City
The firm has worked on the Atlantic Yards project, which still earns Schwartz some animosity, and the Mayor Bill de Blasio-endorsed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar project, which may prove to be similarly divisive. It consulted on Philadelphia's coordination ...

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NetsDaily Off-Season Report No. 3 - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - May 1, 2016 - 8:29am

NetsDaily

NetsDaily Off-Season Report No. 3
NetsDaily
Just as it has around Barclays Center, even beyond the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park project, development has begun at Industry City, home of the Nets HSS Training Center. Call it the Nets effect on Brooklyn real estate. This week, the owners of the ...

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Gonzalez: NYC's housing reports so flawed they're nearly useless - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - April 29, 2016 - 3:01am

New York Daily News

Gonzalez: NYC's housing reports so flawed they're nearly useless
New York Daily News
SEN. SCHUMER CALLS ON CONGRESS TO BOOST AFFORDABLE HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO HELP HOMELESS. Take, for example, the huge Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn developed by Forest City Ratner. One of Ratner's buildings, 535 ...

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Get a $559 per month studio apartment in Downtown Brooklyn - Time Out New York (blog)

Atlantic Yards - April 28, 2016 - 1:57pm

Time Out New York (blog)

Get a $559 per month studio apartment in Downtown Brooklyn
Time Out New York (blog)
After countless delays, lawsuits and drastically altered plans, the first units of affordable housing in the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park complex next to Barclays Center are finally accepting applications. They're the first wave of the more than 2,000 ...
This Is What Affordable Housing Means If You Want To Live Above Barclays CenterGothamist

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$559 Studios Up for Grabs at Affordable Housing Tower Near Barclays Center - DNAinfo

Atlantic Yards - April 27, 2016 - 10:00am

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$559 Studios Up for Grabs at Affordable Housing Tower Near Barclays Center
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PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Applications are now open for the first units of affordable housing at the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park complex. Potential tenants of the 181 apartments at 461 Dean St., located directly next to the Barclays Center in Prospect ...

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EB-5s Get New Shot at True Community Investment - Next City

Atlantic Yards - April 27, 2016 - 7:42am

Next City

EB-5s Get New Shot at True Community Investment
Next City
Escoffery was living in Brooklyn at the time, leading him to look into the redevelopment of the Atlantic Yards, including Barclays Center arena, completed in 2010. That project utilized $475 million in EB-5 money. Other notable EB-5 financing includes ...

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Affordable Housing Lottery At 461 Dean Street Starts Tomorrow! - Fort Greene Focus (registration) (blog)

Atlantic Yards - April 26, 2016 - 5:05pm

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Affordable Housing Lottery At 461 Dean Street Starts Tomorrow!
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Starting tomorrow, 181 below-market units at 461 Dean Street will become available via affordable housing lottery at NYC Housing Connect. The apartment house is slated to open late this year. The 32 story building developed by Forest City Ratner in ...

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At Rudin-owned building, another example of lobbying tied to campaign donations to de Blasio - Progress Queens (registration)

Atlantic Yards - April 26, 2016 - 8:35am

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At Rudin-owned building, another example of lobbying tied to campaign donations to de Blasio
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... director of the controversial Atlantic Yards project for the Empire State Development Corporation, the state agency which wrestled land use control over that real estate development from municipal land use authorities, effectively denying Brooklyn ...

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'Supertall' Tower Is Bloomberg's Parting Finger to Brooklyn - Village Voice

Atlantic Yards - April 25, 2016 - 12:25pm

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'Supertall' Tower Is Bloomberg's Parting Finger to Brooklyn
Village Voice
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission approved plans last week for a 1,066-foot-tall tower to be built atop a portion of Flatbush Avenue's Dime Savings Bank, all but assuring that the Brooklyn skyline will soon be dominated by a giant ...

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Daily News Sports Talk Podcast: Inside the Barclays Center/Atlantic Yards 'shark tank' - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - April 22, 2016 - 4:46pm

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Daily News Sports Talk Podcast: Inside the Barclays Center/Atlantic Yards 'shark tank'
New York Daily News
In a recent investigative series written by Michael O'Keeffe and the Daily News Sports I-Team, a longtime Brooklyn resident described being in her neighborhood since the arrival of the Barclays Center as “living in a shark tank.” The News' four-part ...

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De Blasio's biggest campaign bundler is a top WeWork exec - The Real Deal Magazine

Atlantic Yards - April 21, 2016 - 1:24pm

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De Blasio's biggest campaign bundler is a top WeWork exec
The Real Deal Magazine
WeWork is one of the biggest tenants in the city, with at least 2.8 million square feet of space leased, and is developing, along with Rudin Management and Boston Properties, a major office building on city-owned land at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Between ...

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[UPDATE] Cyclist Killed By 18-Wheel Truck Driver In Park Slope - Gothamist

Atlantic Yards - April 20, 2016 - 9:59am

[UPDATE] Cyclist Killed By 18-Wheel Truck Driver In Park Slope
Gothamist
Neighbors at the scene said that truck traffic on 6th Avenue has gotten much worse since the Atlantic Yards development. The NYPD's 78th precinct hasn't issued any tickets for truck route violations to date this year. It was not immediately clear why ...

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Van Bramer and Dromm calendars show private meetings with developers and other elected officials : FOIL records - Progress Queens (registration)

Atlantic Yards - April 19, 2016 - 4:33pm

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Van Bramer and Dromm calendars show private meetings with developers and other elected officials : FOIL records
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Councilmember Van Bramer also had a New York City Department of Cultural Affairs meeting at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on 10 December 2015 with Bruce Ratner, who developed the controversial Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn in a process that ...

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Experiment on Queens Waterfront Would Mix Manufacturers and Dwellers - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - April 18, 2016 - 9:40pm

New York Times

Experiment on Queens Waterfront Would Mix Manufacturers and Dwellers
New York Times
If successful, these projects, along with a novel set of design guidelines created by the city, could shape new developments in old industrial neighborhoods from the South Bronx to Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and Staten Island's North Shore. .... Already ...

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NetsDaily Off-Season Report No. 1 - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - April 17, 2016 - 12:14am

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NetsDaily Off-Season Report No. 1
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He wants more modern practices, better coordination and more utilization of all the equipment and devices the Nets have bought over the years, including most recently during the move from East Rutherford to Brooklyn. Also, there is broader pattern here ...

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Pussy whipped! Brooklyn Heights man wants army of feral cats to fix nabe's rat problem - Brooklyn Daily

Atlantic Yards - April 16, 2016 - 2:44am

Brooklyn Daily

Pussy whipped! Brooklyn Heights man wants army of feral cats to fix nabe's rat problem
Brooklyn Daily
The Heights resident says upcoming work on the Brooklyn Heights Library and Brooklyn-Queens Expressway will have rats crawling by the thousands to hide amongst the construction detritus — which, as neighbors of Atlantic Yards will tell you, they are ...

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Fight Night: Atlantic Yards neighbors lash out at developers as harassment persists - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - April 14, 2016 - 11:33pm

New York Daily News

Fight Night: Atlantic Yards neighbors lash out at developers as harassment persists
New York Daily News
The neighborhood pushed back Wednesday night. A Brooklyn woman who has complained about sexual harassment from construction crews working on Atlantic Yards, the massive real-estate project anchored by the Barclays Center, blasted the developer ...

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NY / Region|Segregation Issue Complicates de Blasio's Housing Push - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - April 14, 2016 - 5:05am

New York Times

NY / Region|Segregation Issue Complicates de Blasio's Housing Push
New York Times
In 2014, community groups in Downtown Brooklyn, citing gentrification concerns, won an accelerated schedule for the Atlantic Yards megaproject, whose developers had initially pledged to create 2,250 affordable apartments by 2035. By then, the groups ...

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Promises of full-time jobs at Atlantic Yards has turned into part-time reality for Barclays employees - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - April 14, 2016 - 12:58am

New York Daily News

Promises of full-time jobs at Atlantic Yards has turned into part-time reality for Barclays employees
New York Daily News
Income inequality can get pretty stark at Barclays Center. One day last December, the arena's developer Bruce Ratner, who brought the Nets to Brooklyn from New Jersey in 2012, made several hundred million dollars selling off his Nets assets to Russian ...

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