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Public hearing on Atlantic Yards modified project plan

Start Date: 
July 29, 2009 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Eminent domain
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Empire State Development Corporation
Location: 
New York City College of Technology, Klitgord Auditorium
285 Jay Street, Brooklyn, New York
United States
Description: 

A public hearing will be held to consider (a) the Modified General Project Plan ("MGPP") for the Atlantic Yards Land Use Improvement and Civic Project (the "Project"); and (b) the disposition of certain parcels of real property in connection with the Project, including (i) proposed leases, with options to purchase, to affiliates of Forest City Ratner Companies (together with its successors and permitted assigns, "FCRC"); (ii) the proposed conveyance of the below-grade portions of two parcels of land to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (the "MTA"); and (iii) the proposed conveyance of open space to a not-for-profit organization (the "Conservancy"). Interested persons are invited to present their comments on the proposed MGPP and the proposed dispositions and leases at the meeting orally or in writing. In an effort to give all speakers an opportunity to be heard, speakers will be asked to limit their comments to three (3) minutes in duration. No limit will be placed on written statements submitted at the hearing. There will be a post-hearing comment period for thirty (30) days immediately following the public hearing, during which time interested persons may submit written comments directly to ESDC at 633 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10017, Attention: Steven Matlin, Senior Counsel. Comments submitted at the public hearing and during the post-hearing comment period will be considered by ESDC before final action is taken on the MGPP and the proposed leases and sales. The hearing will take place on July 29 and July 30 in two sessions each day, from 2:00PM to 5:00PM, and then 6:00PM to 8:00PM. More information:

  • ESDC Notice of Public Hearing
  • Modified General Project Plan
  • Technical Memorandum
    • Figures 1-9
    • Figures A1-7
Open to: 
General public

PHNDC general meeting

Start Date: 
March 3, 2009 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Zoning
Landmarking
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Social services
Local development projects
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council
Location: 
P.S. 9, room 134
80 Underhill Avenue (between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street)
United States
Description: 

The March 2009 PHNDC general meeting will be open to the public so community members interested in finding out more about PHNDC's current projects will have an opportunity to hear updates and ask questions.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • Roll call
  • Committee reports
    • Historic designation
    • Transportation
    • Zoning
    • Atlantic Yards
  • Old business
    • "No flyers" signs for Prospect Heights
    • "Pedestrian Streets" initiative for Vanderbilt Avenue
    • Update to Prospect Heights neighborhood study
  • New business
  • Community questions and answers
  • Adjournment
Open to: 
General public

"This Old House" comes to Prospect Heights January 24

Posted: January 19, 2009 - 7:16pm

On January 24, the popular PBS television program "This Old House" will feature the renovation of a Prospect Heights brownstone. The house, located on Sterling Place between Underhill Avenue and Washington Avenue, was built in 1905 and is being completely remodeled by its present owners, Karen Shen and Kevin Costello.

Local Candidates on Housing: A Forum

Start Date: 
October 16, 2008 - 6:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Housing
Sponsored By: 
Pratt Area Community Council
Location: 
St. Frances College
180 Remsen Street (between Court and Clinton Streets), Brooklyn
United States
Description: 
  • Do tenants have a voice?
  • How do New York State and Federal government work to improve housing?
  • How can tentants get their issues heard?

Come to A Forum: How to Make Government Work for You.

Confirmed attendees include: Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, Assemblywoman Joan Millman, Pedro Monge, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Daniel Squadron and John C. Chromczak. All candidates in Congressional District 10, Assembly Districts 50, 52, and 57, and State Senate Districts 18 and 25 have been invited.

For more information, call the Pratt Area Community Council at (718) 522-2613 x16.

Open to: 
General public

Community Board 8 general meeting

Start Date: 
October 9, 2008 - 7:00pm - November 9, 2008 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Housing
Zoning
Landmarking
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Community Board 8
Location: 
Berean Missionary Baptist Church
1641 Bergen Street (corner Rochester Avenue)
United States
Description: 

The general meeting of Community Board 8 includes reports from all committees, including:

  • Economic development
  • Housing/ULURP
  • Aging/Health
  • Parks
  • Fire/Safety
  • Youth and family services
  • Transportation
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Education
  • Police
Open to: 
General public