Can Atlantic Yards Work for Brooklyn?
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At 5:30 p.m. promptly on Thursday, June 15, the Municipal Art Society will make a presentation for the news media on the Forest City Ratner proposal for Atlantic Yards The Atlantic Yards is a mixed-use commercial and residential development project of 16 buildings, currently proposed in the neighborhoods of Prospect Heights and Park Slope, adjacent to Downtown Brooklyn and Fort Greene in Brooklyn, New York City. . The presentation will take place in advance of a public meeting and discussion of the proposal scheduled for 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The venue for the news conference and public meeting is the Hanson Place Central United Methodist Church United Methodist Church, in the United States, religious body formed by the union in 1968 of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist Church (see Methodism). , 144 Saint Felix St. in Brooklyn.
The sponsors of the event are State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, State Assembly Members Joan Millman and James Brennan, and City Council Member Letitia James, joined by the Atlantic Avenue Betterment Association, the Boerum Hill Association, the Brooklyn Heights Association, the Fort Greene Association, the Society for Clinton Hill, the Park Slope Civic Council and the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council.
No RSVP (ReSerVation Protocol) A communications protocol that signals a router to reserve bandwidth for real time transmission. RSVP is designed to clear a path for audio and video traffic, eliminating annoying skips and hesitations. is required. Transit: B, D, M, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 and LIRR LIRR Long Island Rail Road (New York) to Atlantic Ave./Pacific St.; G to Fulton St.; C to Lafayette Ave.
The Municipal Art Society of New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of is a private, non-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote a more livable city. Since 1893, the MAS has worked to enrich the culture, neighborhoods and physical design of New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. . It advocates for excellence in urban design and planning, contemporary architecture, historic preservation and public art.