Posts Tagged ‘CB1’

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Affordable Housing: 1133 Manhattan Avenue Taking Applications

by Heather Van De Mark on

Notice from CB1: The new affordable housing development at 1133 Manhattan Avenue (between Clay Street and Box Street) is accepting applications. Applications will be provided to individuals who visit our office (435 Graham Avenue) and personally request a copy. There will be only one application provided per individual. The applications are color coded and cannot… READ MORE

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CB1 Public Hearing and Board Meeting Recap: Summer Programming, Waterfront Development and more

by Heather Van De Mark on

Last night’s Community Board 1 (CB1) Public Hearing and Board Meeting was pretty standard fair—liquor licenses new and renewals, several outdoor sidewalk applications (no surprise given the nicer weather), and requests for special permits. I’ll jump straight into the open space/parks/environmental news and then touch on other items of note from the meeting. You can… READ MORE

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[UPDATED] American Playground Takes Another Hit

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It appears that most of the American playground equipment is boarded up while the building does window installation. The claim is it’s going take a month. Why wasn’t this done before peak playground season? And what about that torn up tree in front? There’s also a leaky pipe underground, which is why the water has… READ MORE

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Crowded CB1 Public Hearing and Board Meeting at the Swinging Sixties Senior Center

by Lucy Zappone on

As Comptroller John Liu noted when he addressed the crowd, “A lot of action in Community Board 1!” and he was right. There were well over 100 people in attendance, many standing in the back or near the door after all the seats had been take. Here are some of the key items that were… READ MORE

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ULURP Watch: Greenpoint Landing and 77 Commercial head to City Council on Thursday

by Heather Van De Mark on

There’s been a lot of recent focus on the Domino development and ULURP requests, that we’ve almost forgotten about the summer’s most controversial topic: Greenpoint Landing and 77 Commercial Street! Just kidding, how could we ever really forget about these looming developments. Next up on this ULURP? Both issues are headed to City Council this… READ MORE

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Discussion on Domino development brings out the crowds again

by Lucy Zappone on

Last Thursday, the Community Board 1 held a continuation of the public hearing on the Domino ULURP, where those who were not able to speak at the meeting on November 13th and others had the opportunity to tell Jed Walentas of Two Trees and the Community Board what they thought about the project. There were… READ MORE

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GWAPP & NAG: Two Trees’ Domino ULURP Testimony at CB1 Meeting

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* * * * * * * * * * In case you were unable to attend last night’s Community Board 1′s (CB1) Public Hearing continuation regarding Two Trees/Domino Sugar development requests, we’re publishing our official testimony/statement here on the website for you to read. You can also download it (PDF). * * * *… READ MORE

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What are you doing tonight? Development and environmental meetings tonight

by Heather Van De Mark on

A quick reminder that tonight two important meetings are happening that will directly impact the future of North Brooklyn. Domino Development On the southside of town, Community Board 1 will be continuing its public hearing on the Domino ULURP. If you missed the first part of the meeting which included a presentation by Two Trees… READ MORE

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What you missed from Wednesday’s CB1 meeting if you left after Domino: Recap Pt. II

by Heather Van De Mark on

It was a packed room at the Swinging 60s Senior Center for last night’s monthly Community Board 1 Executive Board Meeting and Public Hearing. The buzz in the room was clearly over the agenda’s first item: Domino Sugar, which was certified last week. The board agreed to have Two Trees present and then have all… READ MORE

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Domino Development dominates discussion last night at CB1 meeting: Recap Pt. I

by Heather Van De Mark on

It was a packed room at the Swinging 60s Senior Center for last night’s monthly Community Board 1 Executive Board Meeting and Public Hearing. The buzz in the room was clearly over the agenda’s first item: Domino Sugar, which was certified last week. The board agreed to have Two Trees present and then have all… READ MORE

© SHoP Architects and James Corner Field Operations. Domino Site Plan.

Two Trees’ ULURP for Domino has begun: CB1 meeting Wednesday

by Heather Van De Mark on

The clock has started on Two Trees’ ULURP request for the Domino Sugar development in southside Williamsburg. Last Monday, the Department of City Planning (DCP) certified the request. Certification in no way expresses approval of the plan, so much as confirms that the necessary paper work has been completed. To learn more about the ULURP… READ MORE

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Listening Session for Newtown Barge Park Expansion and Box Street Park on October 30

by Heather Van De Mark on

As the Greenpoint waterfront moves into a new era that includes massive development, the wheels are also finally in motion for the neighborhood to receive some of the waterfront open space promised in the 2005 Rezoning. The NYC Parks, NYC Economic Development Corporation and Community Board 1 are inviting community members, elected officials, and stakeholder… READ MORE