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November, 2007

Local planner gets job for centerpiece of BAM district

BAM District: The centerpiece of a world-class arts district that’s going up around the Brooklyn Academy of Music will be built by a local developer, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (1)

Local planner gets the big job: Carlton Brown to plan centerpiece of BAM district

BAM District: The centerpiece of a world-class arts district that’s going up around the Brooklyn Academy of Music will be built by a local developer, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comment

September, 2007

These 3 guys need space

Greene Acres: The three founders of a nearly finished Fort Greene music venue and art gallery that the city intends to raze to make way for a new home for a Manhattan dance group in the BAM Cultural District need to find a new home of their own — now. Comment

Art attack: City to evict art space for … art space!

BAM District: The city wants to use its power of eminent domain to push out an almost-finished arts venue in Fort Greene to make way for a Manhattan-based dance troupe and 150 new housing units that comprise the centerpiece of the so-called BAM Cultural District. Comment

August, 2007

Dancespace fever in Fort Greene

Greene Acres: A local developer is back in the mix to help develop the BAM Cultural District — and that’s good news. Comment

March, 2007

Sour notes from old piano factory

BAM District: A developer turning an old Rockwell Place piano factory into condos took a not-so-subtle swipe at his competition this week, calling the controversial Forte tower “more along the lines of a Manhattan-type skyscraper.” Comment

Manhattan dancers in Brooklyn? Fuhgedaboudit!

BAM District: Community leaders are crying foul at the city’s decision to give a Manhattan-based dance troupe prime real estate at the center of the developing BAM Cultural District. Comment

February, 2007

Get out your tutus!

BAM District: The core of the evolving BAM Cultural District will be a 25-story tower housing a dance center, apartment complex and retail space, canoodled between the rising Forte condos and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, said city officials last week. Comment

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