Residents and Pols Irked Only 1 Park Has Been Built On Waterfront

NY Daily News June 12, 2012 Seven years after the city pledged three new waterfront parks with 33 acres of open space as part of a deal to allow condo towers along the Williamsburg waterfront, only one soccer field has opened. Neighborhood residents and pols are fuming about the missing parks — and afraid that […]

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Williamsburg Community Demands Open Space Promised By City In 2005

DNA Info June 7, 2012 Frustrated neighbors and local leaders are demanding more than 30 acres of open waterfront space — seven years after the city pledged the park land when it rezoned Williamsburg for residential use. “We’re serious about them delivering on their promise,” said Laura Treciokas, co-chairwoman of the community group Friends of Bushwick […]

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