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October 13, 2011

Is there a future for long-term planning and more community input? Maybe in the Stringer administration, discussion suggests

Atlantic Yards Report

There was no specific mention of Atlantic Yards at a 10/6/11 panel at The New School’s Center for New York City Affairs titled Community-Based Planning: The Future of Development in New York.

However, for those of us familiar with the project there were lots of echoes: the diminished role of local voices, the failure to plan comprehensively, the willingness to let developers take the lead, and the recognition that the city must accommodate increased density near transit in order to grow.

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Posted by eric at October 13, 2011 11:06 AM