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June 16, 2006

Atlantic Yards Project Violates Principles of Urban Planning

WNYC, NY Public Radio
By Andrea Berstein

Broadening the debate over the proposed arena/high rise project beyond the borders of Brooklyn, Kent Bartwick, head of the the civic planning group told a packed forum last night that 20 urban planning professionals examined the project for eight months. The group looked at whether the project respected surrounding neighborhoods, would create real parks and an active street life, and whether it would clog streets.

And the Municipal Art Society decided the project - as currently envisioned - failed to meet those goals.

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Posted by lumi at June 16, 2006 1:33 PM