Brooklyn Bridge Park

June 8, 2016, 8am PDT
It seems like one step forward and two steps back for a proposal to develop two residential towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Politico
May 18, 2015, 9am PDT
What’s new in environmental planning, the value of multi-functional urban parks, and the importance of providing open spaces for an aging population discussed at a recent conference stood out to planner Clement Lau.
UrbDeZine
August 5, 2012, 11am PDT
Brooklyn Bridge Park's privately funded field house proposal, complete with Olympic-class velodrome, faces criticism over its size, effects on the surrounding neighborhood, and arguments over open space versus space for sports facilities.
The New York Times
July 16, 2012, 8am PDT
Frank Bruni pens an appreciation for the incredible transformation New York City has undergone in the last 15 years, as Mayor Bloomberg's "greenest of thumbs" has expanded the lush life across the city's five boroughs.
The New York Times
June 15, 2012, 6am PDT
"Currently in its greatest period of park expansion since the 1930s," New York City has shown a remarkable commitment to expanding its open spaces, but finding the resources to maintain them is another issue entirely, explains Caitlin Blanchfield.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 30, 2012, 5am PDT
Lisa W. Foderaro reports on a new deal that enables adaptive reuse of historic structures and commercial development at Brooklyn Bridge Park, and ends a long-simmering dispute.
New York Times
December 1, 2011, 5am PST
As proposals for the large-scale development at Brooklyn Bridge Park come in, some members of the public are crying foul over a perceived lack of transparency and public involvement during a recent meeting.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
April 19, 2011, 2pm PDT
The plans for the newly-opened Brooklyn Bridge Park included a 150-room hotel and two 30-story to 40-story condos buildings, which planners say were necessary to make the project pencil out. As construction nears, some locals are upset at the plans.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 30, 2010, 12pm PDT
As a new park near the Brooklyn Bridge gradually opens in New York, the role it plays in public life in the city is already evolving.
Urban Omnibus
July 7, 2010, 6am PDT
The opening of the Brooklyn Bridge Park and other waterfront attractions in New York has many people rediscovering their waterfront. But as this op-ed argues, the waterfront can't be reclaimed as it was never even claimed in the first place.
The New York Times
March 23, 2010, 5am PDT
9.5-acres of the planned 85-acre expansion of Brooklyn Bridge Park opened at Pier 1 yesterday. Curbed NY has pictures.
Curbed