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At tomorrow's Quality of Life meeting, a vague agenda, but some questions

The next periodic Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Quality of Life Meeting will be held tomorrow, July 18, at 6 pm, at the Shirley Chisholm State Office Building, 55 Hanson Place, 1st Floor Conference Room.

The agenda, at right, is not terribly enlightening, suggesting presentations by Empire State Development and the Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation--which are run by the same state staffer--and also by developer Greenland Forest City Partners.

They will answer questions, and perhaps some of these will come up:
  • how fast are the two rental towers (461 Dean and 535 Carlton) leasing up?
  • how many people are living in (as owners, or renters) in the condo tower 550 Vanderbilt?
  • when will people move into the fourth tower, 38 Sixth (like 535 Carlton, "100% affordable")?
  • what's going on with rats related to this construction site (and others)?
  • if the B6 and B7 sites don't need a platform, how support the adjacent open space?
  • when will 664 Pacific (B15) actually start?
  • what's going on with Site 5, where a giant two-tower project is percolating?
  • if Greenland says new towers will start this year, but Forest City is more cautious, what's the official word from the joint venture Greenland Forest City Partners?
  • if new towers will start, will they be 25% affordable?
  • are there any plans to make arena renovations to accommodate the Islanders? (they won't answer this one, I'm just throwing it in)

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