40. Best Block Currently Closed for Atlantic Yards ConstructionUm, emphasis on were. And it's not just currently closed, it's permanently closed.
Pacific Street between Fifth and Sixth Aves, Prospect Heights
It's been somewhat sparse for years, but the buildings dotting this AY-adjacent block are/were of an unusually high architectural pedigree, from the elegant brick Spalding Building at the corner of Sixth Avenue and the historical firehouse next door, to the ornate Atlantic Arts Building nearer to Fifth Avenue, all of which are coming down behind closed gates.
Friday, October 29, 2010
From the L Magazine's The 50 Best Blocks in Brooklyn: