The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Atlantic Yards
A proposal by the developer Forest City Ratner to build 16 towers and an arena on a 22 acre site in Prospect Heights.

RALLY: Time Out on Atlantic Yards!

Start Date: 
May 3, 2008 - 2:00pm
Topic : 
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
BrooklynSpeaks, Council of Brooklyn Neighborhoods, Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn
Pacific Street between Vanderbilt and Carlton Avenues
752 Pacific Street
United States

Forest City Ratner has acknowledged that the Atlantic Yards project won't be built according to the plan that was approved. Join The Council of Brooklyn Neighborhoods, BrooklynSpeaks, and Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn and local elected officials to ask Governor Paterson to call "Time Out" on the Atlantic Yards project: suspend demolitions, displacement of residents and businesses, infrastructure disruptions and further subsidies to the project so that changes to the project can be assessed and a plan prepared with community involvement.

The following elected officials have confirmed attendance: NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery, NYS Assemblywoman Joan Millman, NYS Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, NYC Councilwoman Letitia James, NYC Councilman Bill Deblasio, NYC Councilman David Yassky, NYC Councilman Tony Avella.

Open to: 
General public