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Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005

Ratner seeks to house Katrina exiles

Atlantic Yards: With condominium apartments to spare, developer Bruce Ratner — who has bought out most of the loft owners within the footprint of his Atlantic Yards mega-development in Prospect Heights — may be seeking to use the empty dwellings to temporarily provide shelter for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Comment

RATNER GETS SITE With MTA’s blessing, Bruce leaves $10 million deposit on rail yards

Atlantic Yards: The cash-strapped Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday accepted developer Bruce Ratner’s $100 million bid for the development rights over 8.5 acres of train yards at the cusp of Downtown Brooklyn. Comment