Development archive


Thursday, July 24, 2008

Hotel and jail — perfect together

Boerum Hill: No location is too unlikely for a new hotel in Brooklyn, not the manufacturing district around the Gowanus Canal and, now, not even a lot next to the soon-to-reopen Brooklyn House of Detention. Comments (2).

Idle threat: Downtowners upset at Ikea shuttle

Red Hook: It’s become a bus-aster at Borough Hall. Comments (4).

Coney does Disney?

Coney Island: The state of Coney Island is not strong, one of its most vocal boosters said this week. Comments (10).

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

P’Heights to get protection?

Atlantic Yards: The city is moving toward protecting a wide swatch of Prospect Heights — but the proposed “historic district” would not hinder a project that some neighbors think is the biggest destroyer of the area’s history: Atlantic Yards. Comment.

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Friday, July 18, 2008

Cats out of the bag; Locals say mayoral wannabe failed them on Myrtle

Downtown plan: An embattled condo project on Myrtle Avenue will come back to haunt its billionaire developer if he goes ahead and runs for mayor, his critics say. Comments (2).