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June 18, 2012

DOB orders stop work on Barclays Center parking lot

Atlantic Yards Watch

The Department of Buildings has issued a stop work order for construction on block 1129. The stop work order is dated June 15th and describes the violations as "various." The address cited is 583 Dean Street, which is the address under which FCRC has submitted the plans for the surface parking lot on block 1129. The order states the work on the "full site" is to be stopped "except to make site safe."

Community members have complained about the work on the block 1129 for multiple reasons, most seriously recently for vibrations on buildings in the historic district along Carlton Avenue. Several incident reports from that area have been filed on this website about vibrations over the last several weeks, including a ceiling collapse.
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The work on the lot for the last month has appeared to exceed the scope and impact of the approved work.

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Posted by eric at June 18, 2012 11:30 AM