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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Heights elementary school to grow — could middle school be next?

Brooklyn Heights: A city plan to build an annex at an increasingly popular Brooklyn Heights elementary school had local power brokers and parents excited that, for the first time, there is clear city support of a new middle school in the district. Comments (1)

Builder: I was too nice

Carroll Gardens: Add this to the “no good deed goes unpunished” category: A developer of a controversial condo project says his building is stalled because he was so responsive to neighborhood complaints that the city had time to implement the very zoning changes that made his previously legal project suddenly illegal. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Bridge ‘Park’ can find no ‘Purchase’

Bridge ‘Park’: Demolition teams have made short work of the iconic Purchase Building beneath the Brooklyn Bridge to clear space for a piazza that will be part of the controversial Brooklyn Bridge Park project. Comment

Monday, July 28, 2008

Admirals Row: The Smackdown!

Vinegar Hill: We invited a member of each side of the Admirals Row debate to hash it out, head to head. It’s a smackdown, baby! Comment

‘Green Church’ sent back to drawing board

Bay Ridge: The city shot down preliminary plans for a residential building at the site of Fourth Avenue’s soon-to-be-demolished “Green Church” — but the rejection didn’t deter church officials and builders from their controversial plan to level the 109-year-old house of worship to construct condos and a smaller church. Comments (5)

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