Bill de Blasio & Steve Levin

De Blasio doles out crowd pleasers at Brooklyn Heights town hall

New York City has already purchased two sites for Bushwick Inlet Park for $160 million. Now, de Blasio said, the city will be investing an additional $17 million to “bring it online right away.” De Blasio urged his commissioners to “speed it up.” Brooklyn Daily Eagle October 21, 2017 Money for parks, new schools, youth […]

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Make Music New York

NYC Parks Presents: Arts, Culture & Fun Make Music New York Join us as we admire the skyline views on the East River while the cello community performs a special composition by Adam Cuthbert for Make Music New York Day.

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CitiStorage Mural

City Closes $160M Deal for Last Piece of Bushwick Inlet Park

DNAinfo April 19, 2017 By Gwynne Hogan WILLIAMSBURG — The city closed a $160 million deal to buy the last piece of property it needed to complete the sprawling 27-acre waterfront Bushwick Inlet ParkWednesday, touting the deal as proof that the mayor’s office would stick to its word. “Today’s acquisition is proof positive that we keep our promises,” […]

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New York City

City Completes Acquisition of Final Parcel of Bushwick Inlet Park

City of New York April 19, 2017 NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio today announced that the City has closed on the acquisition of the CitiStorage site, which is a major step forward in completing Bushwick Inlet Park in Brooklyn. In December, the City announced that it would acquire the $160-million, 11-acre parcel of land, allowing for […]

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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

Proponents of Bushwick Inlet Park triumphant as final piece falls into place

Brooklyn Daily Eagle December 19, 2016 Political Leaders Join Neighborhood Activists and Property Owners to Announce Way Forward for Waterfront Park By Andy Katz A promise longstanding from City Hall to the residents of Greenpoint and Williamsburg was finally fulfilled as Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other elected officials, business leaders and neighborhood activists on […]

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City acquires land needed to complete Bushwick Inlet Park

News 12 Brooklyn December 17, 2016 WILLIAMSBURG – The city has reached an agreement to buy the final piece of land necessary to complete the Bushwick Inlet Park, exciting members of the community. The $160 million land acquisition was needed to create the full 27-acre park that was promised to the community back in 2005. […]

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Bushwick Inlet

New York Buys Last Tract for Williamsburg Waterfront Park for $160 Million

New York Times November 24, 2016 A patchwork of weeds, rusted refineries, dilapidated warehouses and pollution-soaked land along the East River in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn has long held the unfulfilled dream of local residents. For more than a decade, New York City officials have promised to transform the industrial wasteland into a 28-acre […]

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CitiStorage Building

Pieces in Place for Brooklyn Waterfront Park

Wall Street Journal November 22, 2016 City to pay $160 million for final parcel of land needed for Bushwick Inlet Park New York City struck a deal to buy the final piece of land for a long-promised park along the Brooklyn waterfront. It agreed to pay $160 million for a storage complex that was badly damaged in […]

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Bushwick Inlet Center

City buys last piece of land needed to build Bushwick Inlet Park

NY Daily News November 22, 2016 The city has finally struck a deal to buy the last chunk of land it needs to build Brooklyn’s long-delayed Bushwick Inlet Park, Mayor de Blasio announced Tuesday. The de Blasio administration will pay $160 million under an agreement reached Monday for the site of the former CitiStorage warehouse, […]

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