Posts Tagged ‘Greenpoint Landing’

Greenpoint Landing Has Landed

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Read the full story, Let the pile driving begin! Greenpoint Landing starts construction by Kim M. on Greenpointers. Greenpoint’s got a new kid on the block and he’s entered the hood with a bang. For anyone who has seen the mounds of excavated dirt, or the felt the head-splitting thunderous claps of wooden piles being… READ MORE

CM Levin announces benefits won in GPL land use actions

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Official Press Release from Council Member Stephen Levin’s office: CM Levin statement on benefits won in Greenpoint Landing land use actions ANNOUNCES VICTORIES FOR OPEN SPACE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING, AND TRANSPORTATION BROOKLYN – Council Member Stephen Levin is announcing numerous community benefits that were achieved for Greenpoint through the approval of the Greenpoint Landing land use… READ MORE

City Council Recap: Greenpoint Landing ULURP

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Last week, the City Council’s Subcommittee on Planning, Dispositions & Concessions met to discuss the Greenpoint Landing ULURP requests. There is a video of the meeting online. I’ve included timestamps on the recap (not a transcription) below, so you can jump through the video to the parts that interest you. Use the links below to… READ MORE

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

ULURP Watch: BBP Approves with Modifications GPL and 77 Commercial

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Brooklyn Borough President, Marty Markowitz, made his recommendation on Greenpoint Landing and 77 Commercial St’s ULURP requests. He has Approved with Modifications both projects. Below you can view the original documents as well as some noted highlights. Greenpoint Landing PUBLIC HEARING The Borough President held his public hearing on these applications on September 17, 2013.… READ MORE

ULURP Watch: BBP Decision is… and CPC Public Hearing Date

by Heather Van De Mark on

Hopefully, everyone’s getting ready to delve into the $19.5 million Exxon Mobile Settlement, aka the Environmental Benefits Project, aka the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) program. But the fight isn’t over yet with Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial St.’s ULURP actions. Let’s get ready to multi-task Greenpoint! Where does Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial St.… READ MORE

Borough President’s Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial Public Hearing: Videos & Recap

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If you weren’t able to attend Tuesday’s Brooklyn Borough President’s meeting regarding the ULURP requests for 77 Commercial St. and Greenpoint Landing, have no fear, Heather has you covered. No not me–I couldn’t attend either!–but Miss Heather of New York Shitty not only attended but took videos of all the community testimonies. Watch them and… READ MORE

GWAPP & NAG: GPL and 77 Commercial ULURP Testimony at BBP Meeting

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* * * * * * * * * * In case you were unable to attend the Brooklyn Borough President’s (BBP) ULURP meeting re: Greenpoint Landing (GPL) and 77 Commercial Street, we’re publishing our official testimony/statement here on the website for you to read. You can also download it (DOCX). * * * *… READ MORE

Borough President’s Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial Public Hearing Next Tuesday, Sept 17

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Earlier this week, Community Board 1 voted on the proposed ULURP requests for Greenpoint Landing and 77 Commercial Street. Read a recap of that meeting for details on the vote. However, CB1’s role in the ULURP process is only advisory. The next step in the land use review process is a public hearing held by… READ MORE

CB1 Meeting Recap

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Monday night’s Community Board 1 Public Hearing and Board meeting may have been one of the fastest CB1 meetings I’ve attended in the last two years. Click to view the official agenda (PDF). I’ll keep this recap short and sweet. NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Mikelle Adgate presented on the Green Infrastructure Office’s plan… READ MORE

Greenpoint Landing Protest Signs

CB1 Votes Tonight on Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial Street

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At tonight’s Brooklyn’s Community Board 1 (CB1) meeting, the executive committee will issue a final vote on the proposed ULURP actions of Greenpoint Landing and 77 Commercial Street. This vote represents the culmination of months of community meetings about these two new developments going up along the Greenpoint waterfront that, in the words of CB1… READ MORE

Unzoning the Rezoning

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180 blocks of Greenpoint and Williamsburg were rezoned over 8 years ago to allow for residential development, and during that time a lot has changed in our community. With the recent proposals for modifications to the as-of-right zoning at Greenpoint Landing and 77 Commercial, there is suddenly a a lot of attention on new development… READ MORE

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