Williamsburg Park Plan Reversal Draws Ire

NY Daily News
July 20, 2011

The city has shelved plans to buy property to make way for Williamsburg’s long-promised Bushwick Inlet Park, sparking outrage from local residents.

In a letter to Mayor Bloomberg yesterday, politicians and advocates called the move a “shocking breach of trust” – since the 28-acre waterfront park was the centerpiece of open space pledged in return for rezoning the area six years ago to allow luxury condo towers…

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