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GWAPP & NAG: Two Trees/Domino Testimony at NYC Council

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* * * * * * * * * * In case you were unable to attend today’s City Council Public Hearing 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 (DOCX). * * * * * * * *… READ MORE

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Domino/Two Trees Public Hearing at City Council Tuesday, Info Session Tonight

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Tomorrow morning, April 1, several applications submitted by Two Trees regarding the Domino development will be reviewed by the City Council’s Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises. This meeting is a PUBLIC HEARING, and is probably the last opportunity for the public to give testimonial for/against these applications. Many of the Subcommittee members may not familiar… READ MORE

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[UPDATE] Dust Rises from Domino Sugar Demolition

by Heather Van De Mark on

[UPDATE] On March 24, I received an update on the Domino demolition from Dave Lombino, Director of Special Projects at Two Trees: “Inspectors from DEP came to the site Friday morning in response to a complaint from a neighbor and found the site was 100% in compliance. The demolition at the Domino site has been… 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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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

© SHoP Architects and James Corner Field Operations. Domino Waterfront Park Plan.

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

© SHoP Architects. Domino Site Rendering.

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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The Latest News on the Domino Sugar Construction

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In the past year things have been ramping up in the former Domino Sugar Factory. Last fall Two Trees Management purchased the factory proposing a new set of plans for the historic landmarked property. In the last few months, work has begun on asbestos abatement, a pop-up park in the former parking lot has opened… READ MORE

© 2013 Ryan Watson. Street View from Kent Avenue.

HPD Hearing on Friday about Tax Breaks & Domino Development

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The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) will hold a public hearing to discuss a rule amendment to Section 421-a of the Real Property Tax Law (“421-a Program”). The proposed amendment specifically addresses the “Greenpoint-Williamsburg Waterfront Exclusion Area,” which includes the controversial Domino Sugar development. 421-a is a tax break developers receive if… READ MORE

2013 Ryan Watson. Sunset through the Domino Tower at North Brooklyn Farms.

Havemeyer Park To Bring An Acre of Open Space to Southside Williamsburg

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Summertime is here. The sunflowers are opening. The bike track has been shaped and capped. The plants are in the ground. The sod has been laid and now it’s time to open this park to the public! The 55,000 square foot former parking lot of the Domino Sugar Factory, now named Havemeyer Park, is officially… READ MORE