Archive for January, 2007

Molinaro Lays Out Several New Developments On Staten Island

Staten Island is moving forward on the right track – at least that was the overwhelming message from borough president James Molinaro in his annual State of the Borough speech Thursday night. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 2:57 am Leave a comment

Gansevoort project group told to think ‘big and crazy’

Chelsea and West Village residents got an unprecedented chance to reshape the Meatpacking District (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 2:35 am Leave a comment

A Shoreline Space For Sculpture

In 1980, the sculptor Mark di Suvero acquired two large sheds on waterfront property in Long Island City. Three years before, he had formed the Athena Foundation with public-art administrator Anita Contini, with the goal of providing studio and outdoor exhibition space as well as equipment and supplies for emerging artists. After a sizable segment of the rubble-strewn toxic shoreline of the East River was cleared with the help of local residents, Socrates Sculpture Park opened in 1986. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 2:17 am Leave a comment

$700M PARK FLAP

A development team with close ties to ex-Gov. George Pataki stands to rack up nearly $700 million in gross revenue by selling more than 400 luxury condos to be built within the state-planned Brooklyn Bridge Park, The Post has learned. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 2:08 am Leave a comment

DEP’s proposal to redirect wastewater will take too long: experts

PROPOSALS ON HOW to reduce the levels of nitrogen being dumped into Jamaica Bay may not work fast enough to save the bay’s vanishing salt water marsh, environmentalists warn. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 2:04 am Leave a comment

Tanks for the memories

Fuel ship is towed from Red Hook n first step to museum conversion (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 1:58 am 1 comment

Funds adrift in battle to save beaches:

Some projects to combat sand erosion at city beaches are in limbo because of federal funding cutbacks, city parks officials testified yesterday. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 1:54 am Leave a comment

Biggest Threat to U.S. Drinking Water? Rust

From an attack by militants to a decline in snow melt caused by global warming, public fears about the water supply have heightened in the United States. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 1:51 am Leave a comment

Rehabilitating Robert Moses

FOR three decades his image has been frozen in time. The bulldozing bully who callously displaced thousands of New Yorkers in the name of urban renewal. The public-works kingpin who championed highways as he starved mass transit. And yes, the visionary idealist who gave New York Lincoln Center and Jones Beach, along with parks, roads, playgrounds and public pools. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 1:36 am Leave a comment

Group says state Brownfield Opportunity Area program failing

A community renewal group said Wednesday that a state program designed to redevelop old, polluted industrial sites in poor neighborhoods has failed, leaving residents frustrated. (more…)

January 25, 2007 at 1:21 am Leave a comment

Springing into Coney era- Rezoning effort expected to pick up steam

A preliminary comprehensive rezoning of Coney Island is expected to happen by late spring 2007, this newspaper has learned. (more…)

January 20, 2007 at 2:34 am Leave a comment

Exclusive with nabe’s biggest developer

With much of the Coney Island amusement park area now in control of Joseph J. Sitt, the principal of Thor Equities, his company has become a major player in the redevelopment of the entire borough. (more…)

January 20, 2007 at 2:31 am Leave a comment

The dirt on IKEA’s dirt

 The mystery of the missing rubble at the IKEA construction site in Red Hook grows. (more…)

January 20, 2007 at 2:26 am Leave a comment

Tetherball: the city game is back!

This paper has taken a very principled stand against the waterfront condo-and-open-space development known as Brooklyn Bridge Park, but the time has come for the Brooklyn Angle to break from The Brooklyn Paper and support Brooklyn Bridge Park for one reason and one reason only: tetherball. (more…)

January 20, 2007 at 2:24 am Leave a comment

Council Members Demand Action To Save Beaches

While voicing optimism that the new Democratic-led Congress would fund projects to protect the city’s beaches from erosion, several City Council members said yesterday that local officials shouldn’t wait for federal money to safeguard New York City‘s waterfront from a major catastrophe. (more…)

January 20, 2007 at 1:58 am Leave a comment

Robert Moses’s Vision of New York

Robert Caro‘s spellbinding study of Robert Moses, “The Power Broker,” appeared 33 years ago. (more…)

January 20, 2007 at 1:55 am Leave a comment

BIG TRUCKIN’ HEADACHE

Truck traffic in the city has shot up 30 percent in nearly a decade (more…)

January 19, 2007 at 9:42 pm Leave a comment

President Bush signs fisheries law

President Bush on Friday signed an overhaul of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the foremost federal law governing ocean fisheries. (more…)

January 16, 2007 at 4:21 am Leave a comment

LNG Terminal Opposed

Natural gas terminal on Long Island Sound  opposed. Marinelink (more…)

January 16, 2007 at 4:08 am Leave a comment

Virtual Estuary

Kim Keever image 1 Kim Keever image 2

Kim Keever
Kinz, Tillou & Feigen

535 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011-2819
January 12 – March 10, 2007 (more…)

January 16, 2007 at 4:02 am Leave a comment

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