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From factory to home: prefab is having a moment - USA TODAY

Atlantic Yards - July 23, 2014 - 9:43am

From factory to home: prefab is having a moment
USA TODAY
Over in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards, cranes are stacking factory-built modules on top of one another like Legos. When the stacking is done, it'll be a 32-story apartment complex, and the tallest prefab in the world, according to the developer, Forest ...

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Stackable Apartments Arise in NYC - EDGEOnTheNet

Atlantic Yards - July 23, 2014 - 8:01am

Stackable Apartments Arise in NYC
EDGEOnTheNet
It took considerable time to set up a factory at the nearby Brooklyn Navy Yard to make the modules, said Joe DePlasco, a spokesman for Atlantic Yards developer Forest City Ratner. The modular method also spurred some construction trade groups to sue ...

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NY building shows how mod design stacks up as cool - The Oshkosh Northwestern

Atlantic Yards - July 21, 2014 - 8:45pm

NY building shows how mod design stacks up as cool
The Oshkosh Northwestern
It took considerable time to set up a factory at the nearby Brooklyn Navy Yard to make the modules, said Joe DePlasco, a spokesman for Atlantic Yards developer Forest City Ratner. The modular method also spurred some construction trade groups to sue ...

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The New Prefab Home-Makers - OZY

Atlantic Yards - July 21, 2014 - 2:09am

The New Prefab Home-Makers
OZY
Over in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards, cranes are stacking factory-built modules on top of one another like Legos. When the stacking is done, it'll be a 32-story apartment complex, and the tallest prefab in the world, according to the developer, Forest ...

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Investors betting on Atlantic Avenue - Real Estate Weekly

Atlantic Yards - July 16, 2014 - 6:10am

Real Estate Weekly

Investors betting on Atlantic Avenue
Real Estate Weekly
Taken together, Barclays Center, Atlantic Yards and 470 Vanderbilt could soon fill the now mostly desolate sidewalks with pedestrians, offering new opportunities for retail. Pinsky believes it is only a matter of time before the avenue completes its ...

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New 78th Precinct Council Leader Has a Passion for Safe Streets - Streetsblog New York (blog)

Atlantic Yards - July 16, 2014 - 2:31am

Streetsblog New York (blog)

New 78th Precinct Council Leader Has a Passion for Safe Streets
Streetsblog New York (blog)
I am a CB 8 board member at-large, member of the Dean Street Block Association between Sixth and Vanderbilt, and deeply involved in mitigating the quality of life construction impacts from the Atlantic Yards project. Volunteering for ... Outreach [from ...

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Brooklyn Week: Transformed Downtown One of City's Fastest-Growing ... - NY1

Atlantic Yards - July 15, 2014 - 10:33pm

NY1

Brooklyn Week: Transformed Downtown One of City's Fastest-Growing ...
NY1
The Atlantic Yards development will bring thousands of more residents and is in the neighboring community of Prospect Heights. Families in Downtown Brooklyn said a school is needed here in a hurry as available spaces decrease, property prices increase ...

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Brooklyn Week: Transformed Downtown One of City's Fastest-Growing ... - NY1

Atlantic Yards - July 15, 2014 - 10:32pm

NY1

Brooklyn Week: Transformed Downtown One of City's Fastest-Growing ...
NY1
The Atlantic Yards development will bring thousands of more residents and is in the neighboring community of Prospect Heights. Families in Downtown Brooklyn said a school is needed here in a hurry as available spaces decrease, property prices increase ...

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Build More Affordable Housing, but Keep an Eye on the Banks - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - July 15, 2014 - 5:36pm

Build More Affordable Housing, but Keep an Eye on the Banks
New York Times
But as the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn shows, there are ways to bring together community groups, elected officials and developers in the interest of affordable rental housing. But we'll continue to fight an uphill battle if foreclosed homes and ...

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The Week Ahead: July 14 – July 18 - Brooklyn Reader

Atlantic Yards - July 14, 2014 - 5:02am

Brooklyn Reader

The Week Ahead: July 14 – July 18
Brooklyn Reader
Atlantic Avenue between Fort Green Place and Carlton Avenue; Three lanes of traffic will be maintained westbound and two lanes maintained eastbound. These lanes closures will occur on/or about July 10th, 2014 as part of the Atlantic Yards construction ...

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Bar-claws Center! Life-size dinosaur robots roar into Brooklyn - Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards - July 11, 2014 - 3:05pm

Bar-claws Center! Life-size dinosaur robots roar into Brooklyn
Brooklyn Paper
Amusing the Zillion · Atlantic Yards Report · Bay Ridge Journal · Beehive Hairdresser · Bensonhurst Bean · BRIC Community Media · Brokelyn · Brooklyn Ink · Brooklyn Based · The Brooklyn Bureau · Brooklyn Heights Blog · Brownstoner · Bushwick Daily ...

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Redevelopment of Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn should involve ... - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - July 10, 2014 - 3:35pm

New York Daily News

Redevelopment of Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn should involve ...
New York Daily News
The Hudson Yards, Atlantic Yards, Columbia University expansion, Willets Point, Tappan Zee Bridge and now LICH, just to name a few, have insignificant or no minority participation. Yet all of these projects would not have moved forward without billions ...

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Pacific Street Library: Not for sale (for now), but a grim fate awaits - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - July 10, 2014 - 1:45pm

Pacific Street Library: Not for sale (for now), but a grim fate awaits
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The managers of a Park Slope community space are worried the timeless Pacific Street branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is for sale and will ultimately be demolished, and have even directed concerned residents to an online petition to thwart the ...

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Deal finally fast-tracks Atlantic Yards housing plan - amNY

Atlantic Yards - July 7, 2014 - 5:25pm

Deal finally fast-tracks Atlantic Yards housing plan
amNY
A chronically delayed plan for affordable housing on the Atlantic Yards site in Brooklyn has finally been put on the fast track -- thanks to a welcome deal hammered out by City Hall, Albany, an amalgamation of community groups and developer Forest City ...

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Editorial: Deal finally fast-tracks Atlantic Yards housing plan - amNY

Atlantic Yards - July 7, 2014 - 5:25pm

Editorial: Deal finally fast-tracks Atlantic Yards housing plan
amNY
A chronically delayed plan for affordable housing on the Atlantic Yards site in Brooklyn has finally been put on the fast track -- thanks to a welcome deal hammered out by City Hall, Albany, an amalgamation of community groups and developer Forest City ...

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Green Cards for sale - The Register Star

Atlantic Yards - July 4, 2014 - 11:41pm

Green Cards for sale
The Register Star
The program is credited with benefiting projects as diverse as Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards real estate project to a factory in North Dakota that produces biodegradable food containers. A new hotel, for example, is being constructed right now in LA with ...

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Behind Atlantic Yards Housing Deal, Some Big Shifts - Brooklyn Bureau

Atlantic Yards - July 3, 2014 - 7:24am

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Behind Atlantic Yards Housing Deal, Some Big Shifts
Brooklyn Bureau
“The Downtown Brooklyn community desperately needs real affordable housing in the present, but the speed of Atlantic Yards' affordable housing development shouldn't come at the expense of the most inclusive income limits, which I believe, were ...
New York City's Affordable Housing Bonanza for the RichReason

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Forest City and Greenland close on their Atlantic Yards joint venture - Real Estate Weekly

Atlantic Yards - July 2, 2014 - 12:52pm

Forest City and Greenland close on their Atlantic Yards joint venture
Real Estate Weekly
Forest City Enterprises,. and Greenland USA, a subsidiary of Shanghai-based Greenland Group Co., have closed on a joint venture to develop Atlantic Yards, the 22-acre real estate project in Brooklyn. The two companies had announced the execution of a ...

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Sikora launches campaign for Millman's Assembly seat - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - July 1, 2014 - 2:04pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Sikora launches campaign for Millman's Assembly seat
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“We're seeing the selling off of public assets for private gain – the libraries, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Atlantic Yards. The community needs schools, hospitals, libraries, parks and mass transit.” Adorable toddlers Graham, 3, and daughter Hazel helped ...

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Forest City Enterprises Inc., Greenland Group Co. close on joint venture to ... - Crain's Cleveland Business

Atlantic Yards - July 1, 2014 - 9:52am

Forest City Enterprises Inc., Greenland Group Co. close on joint venture to ...
Crain's Cleveland Business
We have always believed strongly in Brooklyn and New York City and greatly appreciate Greenland's shared vision for Atlantic Yards and on-going development in the borough.” Zhang Yuliang, chairman and president of Greenland Group, added in the ...

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