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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)

Is there a Quality of Life meeting Nov. 15, as scheduled? With no announcement, unlikely. Many questions pending. Meeting notes still missing.

When will the public get a chance to learn more about, and ask questions regarding, the progress of the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park project, including, most notably, the announced (in May) but stalled plan to start the platform over the Vanderbilt Yard, key to three future towers?

That's the platform over the first of two blocks, between Sixth and Carlton avenues, and Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street. The platform over the second block, between Carlton and Vanderbilt avenues, is key to three more towers, as well as the lion's share of the project's open space.

When might we learn more about whether and how developer Greenland Forest City Partners aims to meet--or extend?--the increasinly unlikely deadline to deliver at least 876 more affordable units by May 2025?

According to the presentation (excerpted at right) from the most recent project Quality of Life meeting, the next bi-monthly meeting is still scheduled for next Tuesday, Nov. 15.

But no notice (or agenda) has been circulated or posted by Empire State Development, the state authority that oversees and shepherds the project, so I think it's unlikely.

So--as with the previous meeting, scheduled for Sept. 13 but then pushed back a week--it likely will be held at some point later.

Meeting notes still missing

Meanwhile, as shown below, ESD remains very slow in delivering meeting notes from previous Quality of Life meetings, despite a goal to prepare them as quickly as possible, within weeks. 

It's important to have the notes, which sometimes answer questions not answered at the meeting, before the next meeting. It's minimal accountability.

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