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Friday, Nov. 11, 2005

MERCURY FOUND IN TOWER Toothy stuff for Magic and condo developers

Atlantic Yards: City inspectors have found dangerous levels of mercury vapor in the Williamsburgh Savings Bank tower, the landmark building at 1 Hanson Place which is being converted into luxury condominium apartments by Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s development company. Comments (1)

Atlantic Yards ‘is not blighted,’ says Green Assemblyman speaks against eminent domain

Atlantic Yards: Speaking before fellow state legislators at a hearing on eminent domain last Friday, assemblyman Roger Green challenged the legality of exercising eminent domain in his Prospect Heights district, where up to 11 acres could be condemned to accomodate Forest City Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project. Comment

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