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February 17, 2005

Forest City Ratner withdraws from community forum

Forest City Ratner Companies [FCRC] withdrew its participation in a community forum organized by the Fort Greene Association [FGA] on February 28th, 2005. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss issues, both pro and con, concerning the proposed development of the Brooklyn Atlantic Yards and to provide information to the Fort Greene community, which will be dramatically affected by the consequences of the project. FCRC’s participation had been confirmed by its spokesperson, Randall Toure and additionally through the office of the Brooklyn Borough President, Marty Markowitz.

Despite the FCRC withdrawal, the FGA will proceed with this important forum.

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Monday, February 28th, 7:30PM
Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
(at South Oxford Street & LafayetteAvenue in Fort Greene)

Posted by lumi at February 17, 2005 7:10 AM