Community Board Forums on “Atlantic Yards”

Thursday, August 3, 6 – 8 pm
Three separate locations. See below.

Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 6 & 8 to hold Public Forums on "Atlantic Yards."

In the absence of an official role in reviewing the "Atlantic Yards" project, thanks to the state’s takeover, our local Community Boards have announced that they will hold simultaneous public hearings on the DEIS on Thursday, August 3rd, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The Community Boards will also continue to accept written comments beyond the hearing date, and will accept the submission of statements via mail, fax, email and hand delivery.  Community Board contact information is listed below.

The Community Board 2, 6 & 8 Public Hearings will be held at the following locations:

CB2
Long Island University
Health Sciences Center, Room 119
(Dekalb and Hudson Avenues)

CB6
Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street (@ Atlantic Avenue)
Conference Rooms F/G

CB8
Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation
520 Prospect Place
(enter on Classon Avenue)

Community Board Contact Info:

CB2 District Office
350 Jay Street, 8th floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201-2908
T: (718) 596-5410
F: (718) 852-1461
E: cb2k@nyc.rr.com

CB6 District Office
250 Baltic Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201-6401
T: (718) 643-3027
F: (718) 624-8410
E: info@BrooklynCB6.org

CB8 District Office
1291 St. Marks Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213-2442
T: (718) 467-5574
F: (718) 778-2979
E: info@BrooklynCB8.org

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Brooklyn to Bloomberg: Include Local Stakeholders in Planning

|
Below is a letter from the Park Slope Civic Council to Mayor Bloomberg and local elected representatives regarding the City’s plan to transform Sixth and Seventh Avenue’s into one-way streets. It’s lengthy but it’s worth a read (and full disclosure: I’m a trustee of the Civic Council): Park Slope Civic Council March 7, 2007 Dear […]

No Charges for Driver Who Killed 66 Year-Old Man on Atlantic Avenue

|
Update [Wednesday, August 12]: The victim has been identified as Muyassar Moustapha, 66. A driver struck and killed a local store owner on Atlantic Avenue last night. NYPD says the pedestrian was at fault for crossing outside the crosswalk and against the light, and the driver faces no charges. Police have not released the victim’s name pending family notification, but […]

Atlantic Yards Hearing Set for… When You’re Out of Town

|
The view up Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn, looking northward. Before Frank Gehry and After. Renderings by Jonathan Cohn, BrooklynViews The Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Forest City Ratner’s "Atlantic Yards" project in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn was released today. It can be found here on the Empire State Development Corporation’s web site. The release of this […]

This Week: QBB Bike Access, Select Bus Service, Play Streets

|
It’s a busy week on the Streetsblog calendar, with meetings in all five boroughs on everything from Select Bus Service and bike lanes to play streets and traffic calming. Head over to the full calendar for more events. Monday: Manhattan Community Board 6’s transportation committee will hold its third meeting on a shared lane proposal from DOT […]