Development archive


Saturday, March 19, 2005

CB6 has some ideas for Atlantic Yards review

Atlantic Yards: Community Board 6 has prepared a list of issues members hope will be considered in the anticipated environmental review of Forest City Ratner’s Atlantic Yards plan, which proposes to build a basketball arena and 17 high-rise residential, office and retail buildings on a 23-acre site emanating from the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues and stretching into Prospect Heights. Comment.

Budget office greenlights Yards study       

Atlantic Yards: A spokesman for the city’s Independent Budget Office told The Brooklyn Papers this week that the agency finally has a starting point to analyze the public benefit of developer Bruce Ratner’s proposed basketball arena, housing and office development in Propsect Heights. Comment.

Shaya defies Ratner, moves ahead with Atlantic Yards hotel

Atlantic Yards: A developer is moving forward with plans to build a hotel smack-dab in the middle of Bruce Ratner’s proposed Atlantic Yards site. Comment.

Ratner begins drilling at Yards

Atlantic Yards: To the surprise of many Prospect Heights residents, enormous drills have begun test borings of the earth below several sites within the 24-acre swath upon which developer Bruce Ratner plans to build his Atlantic Yards arena and high-rise development. Comment.

REC-U-U-USE      ME!

Atlantic Yards: Brooklyn’s sole appointee to the City Planning Commission, one of only two city agencies with an official role in the proposed Atlantic Yards arena, housing and office complex will have no voice, the city said this week. Comment.