Posts Tagged ‘Greenpoint Landing’

CRASH LANDING: Greenpoint Landing Project Presented at CB1 Joint Committee Meeting

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Developers and their attorneys, architects and landscape designers presented plans for “Greenpoint Landing” and the adjacent 77 Commercial Street development at a combined meeting of Community Board One’s Executive Committee, Parks and Waterfront Committee and Land Use/ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) Committee Monday night in an overcrowded McCarren Pool Play Center room. Park Tower… READ MORE

Mtg Tonight: Greenpoint’s Getting Bigger (And Hopefully Better?)

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Today’s post is mainly a reminder to attend an important meeting tonight at 6:30pm at McCarren Park Rec Center, 776 Lorimer St., Brooklyn. At the behest of the Mayor’s office, Community Board 1’s Executive Committee, Parks & Waterfront Committee, and ULURP & Landmarks subcommittee will meet tonight to go over: Revised development plans for Greenpoint… READ MORE

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Voice Your Opinion on Proposed Waterfront Bus Route Tonight

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Last Fall, the NYC Metro Transit Authority (MTA) proposed a new waterfront bus service connecting Long Island City and Williamsburg. The new route, the B32, would run along Kent Avenue and Franklin Street is intended to serve the expanding populations of North Brooklyn and LIC given the proposed rush of development that is being planned… READ MORE

Public Meeting for Greenpoint Landing Project and Waterfront Parks

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Last week, Community Board 1 (CB1) posted an agenda notice notifying residents of an upcoming public meeting on the Greenpoint Landing Project. The project, which will sit on 22 acres of Greenpoint waterfront, proposes ten residential buildings each reaching thirty to forty stories high. In order to begin development on this project, the developers must… READ MORE

Bloomberg’s SOTC Touts North Brooklyn Waterfronts

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We at GWAPP think waterfront issues in North Brooklyn are of the utmost importance, and we’re not the only ones! Yesterday, NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg delivered his 2013 State of the City address. Below are a few excerpts from the speech: Now, the Barclays Center is the latest sign of just how hot Brooklyn… READ MORE

Greenpoint Landing Project to Land on 22 Acres of Waterfront

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Have you heard of Greenpoint Landing? Here are a few fast facts: Park Tower Group has proposed 10 residential towers on 22 acres of Greenpoint Waterfront. The proposed towers would include 4,000 apartments in 30 to 40-story buildings. 20% of which would be used for affordable housing. The proposal includes green space: an East River… READ MORE

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