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

On the agenda at Community Board 2 online meeting next Tuesday, Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park; will developer/state offer update on affordability, platform plans, B5 tower, Site 5 bulk transfer?

An announcement from Brooklyn Community Board 2 tells us that the General Meeting, Tuesday, 11/10/20, at 6 pm, includes Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park on the agenda:
Presentation Tobi Jaiyesimi, director of the Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation (AYCDC), and Scott Solish, director of Development for Greenland USA, will provide an update on Pacific Park, the mixed-use development that straddles the boundaries of Community Districts 2, 6 and 8. The project was initially known as Atlantic Yards.
Register for the meeting here. It will be held online via Webex. This comes a week before the bi-monthly Quality of Life meeting held by Empire State Development, AY CDC's parent. Note that Jaiyesimi works both for AY CDC and ESD.

The agenda?

It's unclear whether the update will include anything more than what we've been told so far, including various construction progress on the B4 (18 Sixth Ave.) and B15 (37 Sixth Ave., 662-64 Pacific St.) towers, as well as the recently-started B12 (615 Dean St.) and B13 (595 Dean St.) towers.

The B15 tower includes a middle school, while the B12/B13 towers include a below-grade fitness club and field house. 

Among the questions for both meetings should be:
  • with 30% "affordable" (aka income-linked, below-market) units planned at B4 and B15, how affordable will they be? 
  • will the first phase of the platform over the Vanderbilt Yard start this year, as long claimed, allowing for the construction of three towers?
  • will the first tower, B5 (aka 700 Atlantic Avenue), for which permits--not yet approved--were filed in May--start along with the platform?
  • will developer Greenland Forest City Partners, dominated by Greenland USA, begin the public process--including a change to the guiding General Project Plan, an environmental review, and public hearings--to move the approved bulk from the unbuilt "Miss Brooklyn" tower on the arena block to create a giant two-tower project at Site 5, long home to Modell's and P.C. Richard?
  • what's the plan to meet the total of 2,250 affordable units by May 2025?

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