Hundreds of Williamsburg Locals Demand Promised Park from 2005 Rezoning

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March 12, 2015

CITY HALL — More than 300 residents flooded City Hall steps Thursday afternoon in a rally demanding that the city fulfill its promise to finish building a park on the Williamsburg waterfront.

In 2005, Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised to build nearly 30 acres of park land as part of a rezoning deal allowing high-rises along the waterfront.

But a decade later, the city still hasn’t initiated plans to acquire the portion of land where a CitiStorage building currently is…

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