Sunday, January 25, 2015

Atlantic Yards down the memory hole: Pacific Park issues pre-Barclays photo of Flatbush and Atlantic


The photo circulated by Pacific Park Brooklyn

Beyond the link to Tracy Collins's photos, more directly available here and here, also see Kevin Walsh's survey in Forgotten New York.
By Tracy Collins
It was not a historic district: there were some empty buildings, some tired buildings, and some better buildings. But the announcement of Atlantic Yards froze all redevelopment plans. And the site certainly was not empty as portrayed in the photo above until Forest City Ratner began significant demolition.

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