Posts tagged ‘Toll Brothers’

Developer face lawsuit charging they reneged on contract to buy land along Gowanus Canal

Developer Toll Brothers has been hit with a multimillion- dollar lawsuit charging it reneged on a contract to buy land along the polluted Gowanus Canal after the feds moved to make the waterway a Superfund site. (more…)


January 17, 2010 at 6:26 pm Leave a comment

Gowanus Canal fails odor test, stinks

It’s official: The Gowanus Canal stinks. (more…)

April 26, 2009 at 9:40 pm 1 comment

Gowanus developer to pull out if EPA designates polluted canal a Superfund site

A developer approved to build controversial housing along the Gowanus Canal says it will likely abandon the project if the feds designate the polluted waterway a Superfund site. (more…)

April 13, 2009 at 12:20 am Leave a comment

Land Ho! Toll Pioneers Gowanus

The transformation of the industrial Gowanus Canal zone into a high-class high-rise zone will take its first baby steps this week. (more…)

September 19, 2008 at 5:37 pm Leave a comment

Toll Brothers’ Gowanus Plan Certified by DCP

Toll Brothers’ application for a zoning change to allow housing on its Gowanus Canal property has been certified by the City Planning Commission (CPC), and now the public approval process known as ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Process) begins. (more…)

September 14, 2008 at 2:35 am Leave a comment

Former Boymelgreen Gowanus Village Site is on the Market

It’s been a big couple of weeks in Gowanus news with Toll Brothers renderings and Public Place plans. There’s more: remember the big Gowanus Village site that developer Shaya Boymelgreen was going to develop with luxe waterfront condos and an Enrique Norten design? (more…)

February 26, 2008 at 8:33 pm Leave a comment

Bell tolls for the Gowanus

The dream of a Gowanus Canal lined with homes and esplanades instead of oil companies and junkyards took a step forward as a developer of suburban McMansions unveiled its vision for a 447-unit development that actually uses the fetid canal as a selling point. (more…)

February 22, 2008 at 1:30 am 1 comment

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