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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park infographics: what's built/what's coming/what's missing, who's responsible, + project FAQ/timeline (pinned post)

In proposed revisions to City Council District lines, status quo for Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park

For Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park watchers, the proposed new City Council lines are business as usual.

On 7/15/22, the New York City Districting Commission released a first draft map of revised district lines, in light of the 2020 Census, and ahead of the 2023 elections for City Council. (Remember, it's currently a two-year term.)

As City & State reported, the draft contains some significant poposed changes, such as a revision in southern Brooklyn to connect eastern Sunset Park and northern Bensonhurst, giving the possibility of Chinese-American representation much more likely.

From NYC Districting Commission;
shaded sections indicate current districts 
But there's no apparent change to the 35th District, currently represented by Council Member Crystal Hudson, and which contains nearly all of Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park.

And while there are a few proposed subtractions and additions to the 39th District, currently represented by Council Member Shahana Hanif, they don't affect Siter 5, the parcel across Flatbush Avenue from the arena, and currently home to P.C. Richard and the closed Modell's.

That's already approved for a large building, which could be more than three times taller and 2.5 times more bulky if developer Greenland Forest City Partners succeeds in its long-gestating plan to move the bulk from the unbuilt B1 tower (aka "Miss Brooklyn") across Flatbush Avenue.

The project is overseen by the state, not the city, so the Council Members have no official voice, though they do have a bully pulpit.

Stay tuned.