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Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007

Ratner’s ‘Mr Brooklyn’ deal gets sweeter

Downtown plan: City University is offering to sweeten its deal with developer Bruce Ratner to build a laboratory and classroom building for City Tech in Downtown Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (5)

Morton’s anchors Adams mall

Downtown plan: Downtown Brooklyn is licking its chops over a plan to bring the upscale Morton’s steakhouse to the Brooklyn Marriott next year. Comments (2)

Downtown scores again

Editorial: Are there problems with all this development going on Downtown? Of course. But on the balance, Downtown’s rebirth is far better off in the hands of the market than in those of the bureaucrats. Comments (1)

Walentas again fights his neighbors over Dock Street apartment tower

DUMBO: DUMBO real-estate titan David Walentas’s latest plan to build an apartment complex next to the Brooklyn Bridge is once again meeting intense resistance from residents’ groups in DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights — despite a smaller design and new incentives from the developer. Comments (3)

DUMBO gets historic

DUMBO: DUMBO became Brooklyn’s 19th historic district on Tuesday — a designation that gives the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission veto power on any major alternations to buildings or new construction in the former manufacturing stronghold that is rapidly becoming a residential enclave. Comment

Expert: There is a way to fix Atlantic Yards traffic

Letters: The mailbag is filled with letters about Atlantic Yards, Walter O’Malley’s induction into the Hall of Fame, biking safely and bus service in Brooklyn. Comments (3)