Norman Oder

Norman Oder

Brooklyn journalist Norman Oder writes the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Report blog

Developers Propose Two 17-Story Towers in Prospect Heights/Crown Heights. CB 8 Says Whoa, Gets Backing From Cumbo
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Developers Propose Two 17-Story Towers in Prospect Heights/Crown Heights. CB 8 Says Whoa, Gets Backing From Cumbo

Auguring a striking remake of dowdy, underutilized Atlantic Avenue east of Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights and Crown Heights, developers have proposed two 17-story residential towers, one nearly adjacent to the previously proposed 18-story tower planned for a site occupied mainly by a drive-through McDonald’s. A view of 870-888

Community Board 8 Wary Toward  Proposed 18-Story Tower at McDonald’s Site in Prospect Heights
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Community Board 8 Wary Toward Proposed 18-Story Tower at McDonald’s Site in Prospect Heights

The proposed 840 Atlantic, opposite the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Vanderbilt Yard, would concentrate most of its bulk at the corner of Vanderbilt and Atlantic avenues. (Image: Vanderbilt Atlantic Holdings)A stepped-up 18-story building, with 316 rental apartments and two floors of commercial space, might replace a large plot mainly

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