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Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011

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News analysis: Inside the Brooklyn Bridge Park deal

Bridge ‘Park’: It’s the billion-dollar boondoggle! Comments (135)

The ‘Watchtower’ deal’s winners and losers

Bridge ‘Park’: The city’s agreement to fund Brooklyn Bridge Park’s annual maintenance with the property taxes on soon-to-be-sold Watchtower properties could be the greatest real-estate swindle of all time or sound public policy. But either way, it’s created plenty of winners and losers. Comments (13)

Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

Rooms with a view! City starts search for Pier 1 hotel developer

Bridge ‘Park’: The city has moved forward with plans to build condos and a hotel at Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park — locking in a long-sought revenue source for the waterfront park’s $16-million annual maintenance budget. Comments (5)

City rejects a brownstone — in brownstone Brooklyn

Brooklyn Heights: A city panel that had blocked a developer from building a true brownstone in the heart of brownstone Brooklyn now says that a red brick house is just fine. Comments (11)