Development archive


Saturday, May 1, 2004

Downtown Plan overhaul

Atlantic Yards: It was targeted to be among the first to go, under the city’s massive Downtown Brooklyn rezoning and redevelopment plan, but this week the Institute of Design and Construction got a reprieve. Comment.

Support progress—reject the Downtown Plan

Weintrob: The “developers” and their tagalongs have their mantra down pat: Give them carte blanche to take whatever land they want, build whatever they want whenever they want, take whatever government subsidies they want, then rest assured — there will be jobs and prosperity for all. Comment.