Municipal Art Society Public Forum on Atlantic Yards

Can it Work for Brooklyn?

Thursday, June 15 6:30-8:30PM
Hanson Place Central United Methodist Church
144 St. Felix Street (@Hanson Pl.)

Forum is free and open to the public. Please arrive promptly, as seating is limited.

Transit: B, D, M, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 and LIRR to Atlantic Ave./Pacific St.; G to Fulton St.; C to Lafayette Ave. (map).

Sponsored by New York State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, State Assembly Members Joan Millman and James Brennan, and City Council Member Letitia James, and the Atlantic Avenue Betterment Association, the Boerum Hill Association, the Brooklyn Heights Association, the Fort Greene Association, the Society for Clinton Hill, the Park Slope Civic Council and the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council.

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