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The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Atlantic Yards
A proposal by the developer Forest City Ratner to build 16 towers and an arena on a 22 acre site in Prospect Heights.

Traffic changes and street closures announced around Atlantic Yards site

Posted: December 17, 2009 - 6:47pm

The Atlantic Yards Community Liaison has published a notice to the public that beginning on Monday, December 21, 2009, the following streets in Brooklyn will undergo directional changes:

Community Board 8 general meeting

Start Date: 
October 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Community Board 8
Location: 
Berean Missionary Baptist Church
1641 Bergen Street (between Utica and Rochester Avenues)
United States
Description: 

Agenda:

  • Meeting call to order
  • Roll Call
  • Acceptance of Minutes
  • Correspondence
  • Ms. Margaret Oliva, Special Events Manager from the American Heart Association, will provide information on Heart Walk 2009.
  • Mr. Luis Daniel Caridad from Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP) will make a presentation on foreclosure prevention and President Obama’s Making Home Affordable Plan.
  • Report of Committees:
  • Economic Development
  • Housing/ULURP
  • Parks
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Youth & Family Services
  • Police
  • Transportation
  • Fire/Safety
  • Aging/Health & Human Services
    Education

Old Business
New Business
Public Comments
Acknowledgement of Elected Officials
Announcements
Adjournment
Please note that the order of the meeting is subject to change as are any of the agenda items.
 

Open to: 
General public

City Council Land Use Committee hearing

Start Date: 
September 10, 2009 - 10:00am
Categories
Topic : 
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
New York City Council
Location: 
Committee Room
City Hall, Manhattan
United States
Description: 

Although the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the Prospect Heights Historic District in June, it’s not official until the measure is approved by the City Council. Following the Landmarks subcommittee hearing on September 9, the full Land Use Committee will hear testimony on the designation at its next meeting on September 10th at 9:00AM. Join Councilmember Letitia James and show your support for designation. Ask City Council to approve the district ASAP! You must RSVP to
gib@veconi.com
to ensure you are cleared to enter City Hall on the day of the hearing.

Open to: 
General public

MAS releases images of changed Atlantic Yards

Posted: July 28, 2009 - 9:51pm

The Municipal Art Society of New York has released new architectural renderings that show the effect of changes to the Atlantic Yards project sought by developer Forest City Ratner.

Atlantic Yards informational meeting

Start Date: 
July 22, 2009 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Zoning
Eminent domain
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 6 & 8
Location: 
Long Island University,Zeckendorf Health Sciences Center
Room 107 (enter Dekalb Avenue, off Flatbush Avenue)
United States
Description: 

Please join Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 6 & 8 at an Informational Meeting to hear
an updated presentation on proposed modifications to the Atlantic Yards Development General Project Plan. At this meeting proposed modifications to the plan will be presented by representatives for the New York State Empire Development Corporation and Forest City Ratner Companies. Following the presentation there will be an opportunity for questions (to be submitted in writing) and answers.
Meeting will be held 6:00-9:00pm on July 22, 2009 at Long Island University's Zeckendorf Health Sciences Center, Room 107 (enter Dekalb Avenue, off Flatbush Avenue).
Click here for meeting notice.

Open to: 
General public