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Next Community Planning Workshop for Atlantic Avenue Mixed-Use Plan, will be held Sunday, March 12, at PS 9 on Underhill Avenue.

From the Department of City Planning's Atlantic Avenue Mixed-Use Plan overview page:
Atlantic Avenue Mixed-Use Plan (AAMUP) Community Planning Workshop 2
Sunday, March 12, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Brooklyn PS 9 Gym | 80 Underhill Ave., Brooklyn NY 11236
This is the same location as the three workshops during the week of Feb. 13--I attended one, and am hoping to get copies of the digital presentations. 

But the Land Use discussions were notably vague, at least compared to the more specific arguments--regarding trade-offs around scale, density, affordability, and job-creating space--in previous spot rezonings debated at Community Board 8 and, eventually, green-lighted by Council Members Laurie Cumbo and, more recently, Crystal Hudson.

Walking tour and workshop

From the announcement:
Join a walking tour and open house workshop to share ideas and draft recommendations on the future of Atlantic Avenue alongside elected officials, city agencies, and facilitator WXY.
--Walking Tours (2:00-3:00 PM)
--Open House (3:00-5:30 PM)
All members of the public are encouraged to participate. Optional walking tours will start at the venue. Open house attendees are welcome to drop-in or leave at their convenience and are not required to attend from the start.
The workshops in this case likely will wind up as less "group interactive" than the previous ones, since the drop-in aspect suggests more direct interaction with the elected officials, agencies, and facilitator.

Again, I'll keep watch to see if the walking tours and workshop the prior spot rezonings, which, as I wrote, were ignored at the first Community Planning Workshop. (They got a very brief mention at the recent workshop focused on Land Use, as I'll describe in a future article.)

About the location

It's likely easier logistics for the Department of City Planning, but it's notable that these meetings are being held in Prospect Heights, close to the Vanderbilt Avenue western border of the plan map, near the area where the city has already approved several spot rezonings in what was known as the "M-CROWN" area. 

There's an argument for holding them further east in Crown Heights/Bedford-Stuyvesant, say, at Classon Avenue or toward the east, where there are far more parcels with potential for redevelopment.

The location means it's somehwat easier for Prospect Heights residents to attend, rather than those closer to (what likely will be) the majority of future changes.