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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park graphic: what's built/what's coming + FAQ (pinned post)

Free Jane's Walk regarding Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park, Friday May 3, 6 pm

My annual free Jane's Walk of Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park will be held on Friday, May 3, at 6 pm, part of the Municipal Art Society-sponsored Jane's Walk weekend, with numerous free walks.

From the blurb:
See what’s been built (the Barclays Center plus 4 of 15 towers) and what’s coming (at least 2 more towers launching this year) within Atlantic Yards (in 2014 renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn), at a crucial crossroads site. Learn the project’s tangled history, uncertain timetable, changing designs (and ownership), and ongoing question marks. Topics include developer promises, affordable housing, arena design, and the changing neighborhood/Brooklyn context
Meeting at Ona, by Ursula von Rydingsvarg (source of photo)
We'll meet outside the Barclays Center under the oculus (opening to the sky), next to the giant statue that looks like a rock formation. See photo at right.

The tour should take 1.5 to 2 hours. We'll end near the intersection of Vanderbilt Avenue and Dean Street. Registration is optional but helpful.

More info on tour topics here. Some reflections on last year's tour here. An FAQ on the project here. An account of the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park since the 2011 film Battle for Brooklyn is here.

Lots of tours next weekend

From MAS:
Join us May 3-5 for Jane’s Walk 2019! This annual event held the first weekend in May is a global festival of free, volunteer-led walking conversations inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs. During Jane’s Walk weekend, the simple act of exploring the city is enhanced with personal observations, local history, and civic engagement. Jane’s Walk encourages people to share stories about their neighborhoods, discover unseen aspects of their communities, and connect with visitors and neighbors alike.

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