(Collins suggests that there are no visible signs of demolition, despite the professed rush; perhaps the city or the developer can explain what exactly has been accomplished so far.)
Projects that represent city-making demand “different mechanisms… to insure that a part of a city is designed and built well,” observed the Regional Plan Association's Rob Lane last May.
BrooklynSpeaks (remember them? they've been quiet) has suggested a new governance structure, but, as of now, all that's coming is a new Community Advisory Committee. Meanwhile, neighbors like Collins are keeping watch. Could he keep it up for decades?