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Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005

‘HOTEL HARVEY’ Developer pays $12M for 3 lots next to BAM’s Fulton St. theater

Atlantic Yards: A developer has quietly bought up property next to a Brooklyn Academy of Music theater, planning what neighbors believe will be a high-rise hotel and condo. Comment

A HIGHER ‘STANDARD’ Arts group refuses profile in Ratner ‘rag’

Atlantic Yards: An attempt by real estate mogul Bruce Ratner to curry favor among local artists for his plan to build a basketball arena, skyscrapers and apartment high-rises in Prospect Heights backfired this week when an arts group not only turned down the offer of free publicity in his bimonthly Brooklyn Standard but then went on the Internet to slam both the Atlantic Yards developer and his publication. Comment