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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.

Court says State failed to properly consider impacts of extended Atlantic Yards construction

Posted: November 10, 2010 - 6:31am

New York State Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman found that the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) unreasonably failed to properly assess the impacts of twenty-five years of extended construction at the Atlantic Yards site in Brooklyn. Judge Friedman’s ruling was entered following a motion by BrooklynSpeaks petitioners to reargue an earlier decision by the Court in favor of ESDC and Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC).

Forest City Ratner announces AY traffic change on Flatbush Avenue

Posted: July 26, 2010 - 6:13pm

To accommodate upgrades to the MTA vent structures along Flatbush Avenue, a part of the Atlantic Yards project, beginning on Friday, August 20, 2010, Forest City Ratner and the Empire State Development Corporation have announced that the traffic pattern on Flatbush Avenue (between Atlantic Avenue and Dean Street) will be altered.

Revised plan for Atlantic Yards street closures discussed at town hall meeting

Posted: February 27, 2010 - 4:08pm

On February 24, City Council members Letitia James, Brad Lander and Steven Levin held a town hall meeting at which representatives from NYC DOT, Forest City Ratner, and the Empire State Development Corporation discussed planned street closures related to the Atlantic Yards project and answered questions from attendees. Jane Marshall of FCR, Sam Schwartz of Sam Schwartz Engineering, and Chris Hrones of DOT discussed the revised plan for street closures.

Haitian Relief Benefit at Woodwork

Start Date: 
January 30, 2010 - 2:00pm - January 31, 2010 - 5:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Woodwork, Accountants International and Human Resources International
Location: 
Woodwork
Woodwork
United States
Description: 

Representatives will be present from the NYC Department of Transportation and Forest City Ratner Companies to brief interested residents of planned permanent street closings in the project area.

Open to: 
General public

Permanent street closures announced at Atlantic Yards site

Posted: January 11, 2010 - 10:12pm

Today, Forest City Ratner announced the permanent closing of the following streets in Prospect Heights, beginning on or about February 1.

Pacifc Dean shelter to close January 15 for demolition; PHNDC establishes relief fund for affected families

Posted: December 23, 2009 - 10:41am

Residents of the Pacific Dean Annex shelter on Dean and Pacific Streets between Carlton and Vanderbilt Avenues were advised Monday, December 7 that the facility would close permanently on January 15 and begin demolition shortly thereafter as part of the Atlantic Yards project.

Shelter operators and NYC DHS are working to find permanent housing for the 88 families that currently occupy the shelter. Families unable to find permanent housing by January 15 will be transferred to another shelter. According to shelter officials, no relocation assistance is being provided to families by the developer.