Bushwick Inlet Park

Brooklyn Councilman ‘Absolutely’ Backs State Takeover of Land for Bushwick Inlet Park

Patch.com May 20, 2016 Stephen Levin said either the city or the state should use eminent domain to take land that would complete the park. Williamsburg-Greenpoint, NY By JOHN V. SANTORE Councilman Stephen Levin, whose district includes Williamsburg, said Wednesday that he “absolutely” supports legislation letting the state seize 11 acres of land that would complete Bushwick Inlet Park. In 2005, the […]

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Former CitiStorage Lot Where Bushwick Inlet Park Should Be

Squadron & Dennis: Community deserves its promised park: To fund it, consider borrowing a trick from de Blasio’s proposed BQX streetcar

NY Daily News Opinion Senator Daniel Squadron & FBIP’s Ward Dennis May 14, 2016 n 2005, the city approved a major rezoning in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, resulting in an explosion of waterfront towers and residential density. As a key part of that rezoning, the community was promised a new, nearly 30-acre Bushwick Inlet Park. Eleven […]

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Flowers Not Towers!

Letter to Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council

Brooklyn Rail by Jane Jacobs May 1, 2005 Repost from 11 years ago around what would have been the 100th birthday of the author. Ed.’s note: The following is a letter written by Jane Jacobs to Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council about the rezoning of the Williamsburg-Greenpoint waterfront. As modified during the May 2nd negotiations […]

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