Category: Land markets

Discarding the ornaments

20 June, 2012 (10:14) | Affordable Housing, Atlantic Yards, Brooklyn, Development, Forest City Ratner, Gentrification, Land markets, New York City, Zoning |

By: David A. Smith   When it comes to Atlantic Yards’ excruciating development process, the affordable housing has always been a political ornament – a sparkling bauble prominently featured in the submission, proffered as a reason why the applicant should be given concessions today in anticipation of repaying that with goodies tomorrow.    If you’re […]