Tuesday, April 30, 2013
I reported that there were two meetings scheduled for May 2 for the proposed Business Improvement District, but the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership says the meetings have been postponed. No new date has been announced yet.
This watchdog blog, by journalist Norman Oder, offers analysis, commentary, and reportage about the $4.9 billion project to build the Barclays Center arena and 16 high-rise buildings at a crucial site in Brooklyn. Dubbed Atlantic Yards by developer Forest City Ratner in 2003, it was rebranded Pacific Park in 2014 after the Chinese government-owned Greenland Group bought a 70% stake in 15 towers. New York State still calls it Atlantic Yards. **Contact: AtlanticYardsReport[at]hotmail.com**
I offer a framework to analyze and evaluate Atlantic Yards (in August 2014 rebranded as Pacific Park Brooklyn ) and the Barclays Center: ...