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Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007

Rent-stabilized tenants fail in anti–Atlantic Yards bid

Atlantic Yards: A group of rent-stabilized residents in the Atlantic Yards footprint has lost the latest battle in the war to save their homes. Comment

Tale of 2 cities: Newark arena closes key streets; Yards next?

Atlantic Yards: Three days after Newark residents learned that key streets around that city’s new glass-walled sports arena would be sealed off on game nights, residents of the Atlantic Yards footprint called on state officials to admit that the same frustrating scenario will likely happen in the heart of Brooklyn. Comment

Townhouses KO Ridge Victorians

Bay Ridge: Talk about an extreme makeover! Three elegant Victorian homes on 74th Street have been reduced to rubble — and will be replaced by five, three-family townhouses, according to the Basile Builders Group, which owns the property. Comment

Victorian era ends in Ridge?

Yellow Hooker: Local activists are asking if the destruction of three beloved Bay Ridge Victorian homes is the beginning of a broader trend. Well, this columnist has an answer — let’s hope so! Comments (1)

Two Trees: All win with our tall building

Carroll Gardens: Neighborhood enhancement or a precedent-setting event that could destroy decades’ worth of historic preservation — you decide. Comment

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