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August 23, 2011

Five years ago... there was a big public hearing--some retrospectives, and a new video

Atlantic Yards Report

Unhappy fifth anniversary!

During an 88-degree day, on 8/23/06, thousands of Brooklynites tried to attend the first hearing on the Atlantic Yards Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Many were turned away from the Klitgord Auditorium, capacity 900.

I wrote about it the next day--that was before laptops and YouTube, so the coverage was lengthy, but less comprehensive than it could have been. Here's my coverage of that epic hearing....

Here's some actual dialogue from the hearing.


Posted by eric at August 23, 2011 10:37 AM