Development archive


Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010

A big Domi-NO from CB1 panel

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The Community Board 1 Land Use Committee voted against the $1.2-billion redevelopment of the old Domino Sugar factory on Tuesday night, the first public rejection of the project as it enters the eight-month review process for a rezoning along the Williamsburg waterfront that would allow a multiple-skyscraper project that is larger than the law currently allows. Comments (7).

Deadly silence? Officials have had one e-mail exchange over Yards security

Atlantic Yards: Is it possible that state officials have had just a single e-mail exchange regarding securing the outside of the Barclays Center arena in the heart of Brooklyn? Comments (4).

Windows 7 begins at Norah’s place

Cobble Hill: As you can see, sultry songstress Norah Jones has begun the controversial window work on her Amity Street townhouse. Our shutterbug captured all the action: two windows have been installed, and a third is in progress, and even opponents of the work had to admit that it may not turn out as bad as some anticipated. Comments (4).