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'Brooklyn Strand' Designed to Connect Dumbo and Brooklyn Heights

A vision concept called the Brooklyn Strand would create a more integrated and connected system of pedestrian and green spaces. Can local stakeholders convince the city to support the project?
March 20, 2015, 9am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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According to a post on Brownstoner, "architecture firm WXY Studio has presented its recommendations to link the waterfront, courthouses and the Navy Yard with a series of green spaces — an effort known as the Brooklyn Strand."

The article includes details about the plan's proposal, including a series of renderings pulled from WXY Studio's presentation to the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, which is spearheading the effort.

So far the plan is largely speculative, because "[questions] remain about funding and what comes next." The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership ended the presentation by seeking letters of support to pass on to the city.

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Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Brownstoner
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