Thursday, April 2, 2009

A ‘Witness’ to the future as Watchtower buys land upstate

DUMBO: First came the sell-off, next comes the big move. Comments (61)
DUMBO: Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough denounced a developer’s 18-story tower near the Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday (though the view in the opponents’ photo op above would not be affected by the building). Comments (13)

Joe $itt poised to cash in at Coney

Coney Island: Joe Sitt is poised to cash in. Comments (3)

Biz group tells Manhattan to get down — Downtown Brooklyn, that is

Downtown plan: The burghers of Downtown Brooklyn unveiled an expensive new marketing campaign on Thursday to lure companies and residents by saying that the global financial meltdown is actually “the moment” for the borough’s central core. Comments (4)
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: It’s the parking lot with the best view in the city, but now open-space starved North Brooklynites are demanding that the city make good on its promise to turn the lot into a parkland paradise. Comment

More Coney baloney

Editorial: The Brooklyn Paper restates its position: Mayor Bloomberg is peddling Coney baloney! Comment

BAM! Housing project is out of the cultural district

Fort Greene: A major mixed-income apartment tower planned for the BAM Cultural District is off the table due to the convulsions of the real-estate market, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (2)

Downtown tower keeps going and going and going…

Downtown plan: Workers haven’t even topped off at 111 Livingston St., slated to be the tallest building in Brooklyn. Comments (4)

Project stalled, but Ratner is still buying Yard land

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards builder Bruce Ratner gave his long-delayed mega-development a rare sign of life when he purchased a new parcel in the project’s footprint for the first time in over two years. Comment

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