Posts Tagged ‘Waterfront’

Join the Fight for Bushwick Inlet Park

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As heard at the recent Town Hall and reported in The New York Times, the Williamsburg/Greenpoint communities are fighting to transform Norman Brodsky’s waterfront property into public parkland, as promised in the 2005 rezoning. A decade since the rezoning – with just a slice of Bushwick Inlet Park developed – last January’s CitiStorage fire has reignited the “Where’s… READ MORE

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

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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

1/8 CB1 Meeting Re-Cap

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A summary of Community Board 1′s meeting last night on January 8, 2013. Presentation: Martin Dunn of Dunn Development Corp. presented an affordable housing development plan for 59 Frost Street, which is currently a vacant warehouse and a vacant single home (Dunn Development previously created affordable housing in the CB1 area at N. 5th St.… READ MORE

12/20 CB1 Transportation Committee Recap: Brooklyn Greenway, Pedestrian Safety Measures, New Waterfront Bus Route

by Ryan Watson on

Last night, the room overflowed for the CB1 meeting of the Transportation Committee. The committee reviewed three projects on their agenda, including: the proposed building of the first section of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative on West Street; proposed pedestrian and traffic safety measures around Borinquen Place; and a proposed route for a new Williamsburg-Greenpoint-Long Island… READ MORE

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New Route For Proposed MTA Waterfront Bus Line

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Yesterday the MTA announced the proposed route for the new waterfront bus line that will connect Long Island City (Queens), Greenpoint and Williamsburg, with service planned to begin in September 2013. The route would run along Franklin Street in Greenpoint and Kent/Wythe Avenues in Williamsburg. The proposed route would not interfere with the initial construction… READ MORE

Proposed configuration for West St.

CB1 Re-Cap: West Street Bike Lane

by Ryan Watson on

At last night’s Community Board 1 meeting, a presentation was given by Linda Reardon of the RBC group, a design firm retained by the NYC Department of Design & Construction (NYC DDC), on the first segment of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI). This 14-mile route would connect Greenpoint to Sunset Park with a series of… READ MORE

CB1 Meeting Tonight: Proposed Bike Lane On West Street

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Get involved in your community and attend tonight’s Community Board 1 meeting this evening. It will take place this evening at 6:30 PM at the Swinging 60’s Center (211 Ainslie Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11211). A key item on tonight’s agenda is a presentation by the Department of Transportation (DOT) on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. Amongst… READ MORE

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