Posts Tagged ‘Newtown Barge Terminal Playground’

Design your own park: Newtown Barge and Box St parks brainstorming meeting recap

by Heather Van De Mark on

Last week, the NYC Parks Dept., NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) invited community members, elected officials, and stakeholder groups to a “listening session” to review the upcoming Newtown Barge Park and Box Street Park projects. The listening session became a brainstorming session as attendees were broken… READ MORE

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

Updates on Parks & Affordable Housing Progress from the Community Advisory Board (CAB)

by GWAPP on

Earlier this month, the Community Advisory Board (CAB) for Greenpoint-Williamsburg held a meeting updating the status on various projects across the neighborhoods including: Affordable housing sites Completed Parks Projects: American Playground, Rodney Playground, Transmitter Park Expanision of McCarren Park: Union Avenue Demapping Bushwick Inlet Park Public Waterfront Access MTA Lot: 65 Commercial Street Newtown Barge… READ MORE

Reminder: CB1 ULURP Meeting Tonight

by GWAPP on

Be there. Be there early. Plan to be there late. Come informed. Most importantly, come and say what you think about the project’s variances. This is the first of only three opportunities the community has to say what we think on the record. It’s an opportunity to inform our appointed representatives and elected officials on… READ MORE

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

by GWAPP on

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

Move Over Sludge: Dredging Newtown Creek Will Bring Playground Expansion

by Heather Van De Mark on

At last month’s Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting, NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented, “East River Sludge Storage Tank Removal.” The NYC DEP’s Project Plan Demolishing the current East River Sludge Storage Tank which sits at the end of Commercial & Dupont Streets in north Greenpoint. Sludge vessels would then take their… READ MORE

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