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August 15, 2007

The AY template and its spawn, in Williamsburg, W. Harlem, and Coney

Atlantic Yards Report

Atlantic Yards may seem sui generis, but themes and tactics from Forest City Ratner's megaproject have surfaced in other controversial developments. Just this week, three examples have come under discussion.

OK, the first two are no brainers (slick promotional flier and enlisting local grassroots organizations), but who knew that every developer needs a drum line?

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NoLandGrab: Before you know it, Robert Scarano will be "thrilled" to send kids to camp and Shaya Boymelgreen will be learning all that he "can about perinatal health."

Posted by lumi at August 15, 2007 6:07 AM