About a quarter of Thomas Greene playground has been fenced off so that National Grid can dig underneath the Parks Dept. facility and see how polluted it is. The playground sits on a site once occupied by the Fulton Manufactured Gas Plant. Most of the playground, which is off 3rd Avenue between Douglass and Degraw streets, is still open to the public, and yesterday workers were filling up its swimming pool.
Digging Into Double D [Brownstoner]
A Skate Park for Gowanus [Brownstoner] GMAP
Yesterday, the City Council was supposed to vote on the proposed towers at 77 Commercial Street, above, part of the controversial and massive high-rise development plan for the Greenpoint waterfront. But the City Council postponed its vote, DNAinfo reported, citing the need for “further negotiations.” A date for the vote, which is the final and […]
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The City Planning Commission voted unanimously in support of outgoing Borough President Marty Markowitz’s plan to revamp the former Childs Restaurant in Coney Island and turn it into an amphitheater and upscale eatery, Brooklyn Paper reported. However, local residents are less than thrilled about the plan, which will require $53,000,000 in city funds to transform […]
Willets Point Developers Ask City for $43 Million in Tax Breaks Single Family Home in Jackson Heights Sells Just Under $1 Million A Few More Details on the Large Avery Avenue Sale in Flushing Sims Metal at Newtown Creek Listing of the Day: 25-19 35th Street, #3D Food Bazaar Opening on Northern Boulevard Next Week… […]