Category Archives: In the Press

New York City Seeks to Turn Condos Into Affordable Housing

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124710107390415651.html By NICK TIMIRAOS New York City announced Wednesday a pilot program to turn empty or stalled condominium developments into affordable housing, an idea consumer advocates have been pushing for years. The program, which aims to convert as many as … Continue reading

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Second Life: Locals look to nab foreclosed condos for affordable housing

Matt Chaban from The Architect’s Paper has been following our efforts to re-purpose 23 Caton Place. See his May 7, 2009 article below:   05.07.2009 Second Life: Locals look to nab foreclosed condos for affordable housing

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Brooklyn Eagle News Coverage

12-12-2008: Community Board 7 Seeks To Downzone Neighborhood  12-22-2008: Councilmember de Blasio Supports Stable Brooklyn Rezoning  

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For Riders and Mounts, Rough Going in Prospect Park

By KAREEM FAHIM Published: June 2, 2008 A mustang named Benny suffered a stone bruise. Dave, a Peruvian Paso, slipped and gouged his ankle. A thoroughbred named Sham, a former show horse, now needs regular hock injections for his stiffening … Continue reading

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NYTimes article on the history of horseriding

New York Times Article on the history of horseriding in the area. Special thanks to Emily for convincing and encouraging the Times to do the piece.   When the Horsemen Passed By   THE VOICE; When the Horsemen Passed By … Continue reading

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Compromise for Boro Stables

By Gersh Kuntzman The Brooklyn Papers Horses will still get spooked — but a lot less — thanks to a compromise proposed by the city to reduce the size and bulk of a controversial development across the street from a … Continue reading

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City Backs Effort to Upzone Caton Place Property

March 2, 2006 Park Slope Courier article by Charles Hack This headline for this article is not quite accurate and doesn’t match the content of the story; notably, the online headline is very different from the printed headline that said … Continue reading

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Caton Place Neighbors Jeer 8-Story Building

Coverage of the City Planning Hearing: from the Park Slope Courier: (note, the photo shows the wrong lot—it shows 23 Caton Place, where the 107 unit building is to be built)  Caton Place Neighbors Jeer 8-Story Building By Charles Hack … Continue reading

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NY1: Kensington Residents Want City To Put A Stop To Overdevelopment

Click HERE to see the televised segment from NY1. Originally published on the NY1 Website:: Kensington Residents Want City To Put A Stop To Overdevelopment How much is too much when it comes to developing the city? That depends on … Continue reading

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Many Down On Caton Place ‘Upzoning’

Originally Published in the Park Slope Courier By Charles Hack 12/09/2005 Developer’s attorney, Marvin Mitzner of Cozen O’Connor, explains why he wants to upzone the area. A developer who has applied to City Planning to upzone a Caton Place property … Continue reading

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