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October 12, 2006

Ratner Says "Blight," Times Archives By Way of Oder Say: Yeah, Sure, Right.

Representing what's good and bad about the blogosphere, we thought it worthy to link Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn's post on Atlantic Yards Report's article on the NY Times coverage over the decades of Prospect Heights, if only for this meaty tidbit:

Oder left out this monier quote, from the same 1999 NY Times article:

...In the last two decades, most of the neglected structures in central Prospect Heights have been renovated and in a border area along Pacific and Dean Streets developers are starting to gobble up empty industrial buildings...

Those are the same buildings that Bruce Ratner and the Empire State Development Corporation are claiming are blighted and would not be revitalized without government intervention.

Posted by lumi at October 12, 2006 7:45 AM