DUMBO development

April, 2011

Walentas’s Dock Street school moves forward

DUMBO: Developers of the controversial Dock Street high-rise project will make good by their promise to build a middle school inside their tower, inking a deal with the city this week for a 300-seat facility. Comments (1).

Cut! Besieged DUMBO cries out for film permit ban

Brooklyn Is Angry: Residents of DUMBO are shouting, “Cut!” to film crews who hog the streets of a neighborhood that is already besieged by street work and construction. Comments (13).

January, 2011

Jed Walentas caught in ‘racial mess’

DUMBO: DUMBO developer Jed Walentas admitted that it was good that his supporters from “the projects” — and their political backers — didn’t show up and make a “total racial mess” at a 2009 hearing on his controversial Dock Street project. Comments (13).

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