Posts Tagged ‘ESDC’

A-Yards Backers Lose Their Appeal

A-Yards Backers Lose Their Appeal In a final defeat for Forest City Ratner and the Empire State Development Corporation, the New York State Court of Appeals has upheld an earlier ruling that requires a supplemental environmental impact study (SEIS) for the Atlantic Yards megaproject. read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

Protecting Neighborhoods from an Oncoming ‘Onslaught’

Protecting Neighborhoods from an Oncoming ‘Onslaught’ The Park Slope Civic Council, the Boerum Hill Association, and the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council have created a Barclays Center Neighborhood Protection Plan that sets up a series of guidelines to minimize the the oncoming arena’s impact on surrounding communities. read more >>
  • Posted on May 30, 2012 by pscc

Atlantic Yards update: ESDC’s appeal, liquor licenses, transportation

Atlantic Yards update: ESDC’s appeal, liquor licenses, transportation Three important updates on the Atlantic Yards front. read more >>
  • Posted on May 17, 2012 by pscc

Appellate Division’s Unanimous Decision: ESDC Must Revisit 2009 Atlantic Yards Plan

Appellate Division’s Unanimous Decision: ESDC Must Revisit 2009 Atlantic Yards Plan In a strongly worded rebuke to the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) and Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC), the State Appellate Division ruled to uphold a lower court’s decision that approval of Atlantic Yards’ 2009 Modified General Project Plan violated New York environmental law. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

Coalition Calls for Continued Review on Atlantic Yards

Coalition Calls for Continued Review on Atlantic Yards On Jan. 13, sponsors of the BrooklynSpeaks coalition filed legal documents in order to ensure a proper evaluation of the megaproject’s construction. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Keeping an Eye on a Megaproject

Keeping an Eye on a Megaproject If you’ve been past the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues during the last 18 months, you have seen the Barclays Center arena taking shape. Whatever your views about it, the arena’s existence is now certain. read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 3, 2011 by pscc

Atlantic Yards Sponsors Choose to Fight Court Order on Environmental Review

Atlantic Yards Sponsors Choose to Fight Court Order on Environmental Review The Empire State Development Corporation and Forest City Ratner Companies have served notice that they plan to fight a July court decision ordering further environmental review of the Atlantic Yards project. The decision came after nearly two years of litigation. read more >>
  • Posted on Sep 22, 2011 by pscc

A community victory at Atlantic Yards, Lovgren Awards, and more

A community victory at Atlantic Yards, Lovgren Awards, and more The Summer 2011 issue of Civic News: A community victory at Atlantic Yards, Lovgren Awards, Fourth Avenue updates, and more read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 17, 2011 by pscc

Comment: Getting Our Voices into Atlantic Yards

Comment: Getting Our Voices into Atlantic Yards How should the community — and by “community” I mean the residents of Park Slope and our neighbors in Gowanus, Boerum Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene, and Prospect Heights — respond to and live with this project? read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 17, 2011 by pscc

Local Groups Victorious in Atlantic Yards Lawsuit

Local Groups Victorious in Atlantic Yards Lawsuit On July 13, New York State Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman ruled that the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) acted illegally in 2009 when it approved changes to the Atlantic Yards project that increased the amount of time allowed to developer Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC) to complete the project — from 10 years to […] read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by pscc