Downtown Plans Favor Big Development Over Public's Needs

The author argues against big development plans that do not consider community needs such as the one to bring the NJ Nets basketball team to Brooklyn with a new stadium.
January 23, 2004, 1pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"As the new downtown Brooklyn rezoning plan movies through the city's land use approval process, local residents and civic groups are raising their questions and registering their complaints. "Even though some were involved in earlier discussions about the plans, there are still so many things that are important to neighborhoods that are not in the plan. "With links to the NYC plan for Downtown Brooklyn and other pro and con arguments.

Thanks to Mike Kassner

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Published on Monday, January 19, 2004 in The Gotham Gazette
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