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Gotham West Market has proved a true Hell’s Kitchen oasis, providing non-franchised fast food options in the midst of an Arby’s-branded desert. And while the needs of Atlantic Yards passerby aren’t nearly as dire (everyone’s angling for those Barclays crowds, after all), a concentration of un-corporatized eateries will always be welcome. And what Gotham Market at the Ashland lacks—compared to its predecessor—in high profile inclusions (we’re still sore over that prematurely dangled carrot, Mu Ramen),...
Over the next ten years, “Brooklyn’s newest neighborhood,” Pacific Park (formerly known Atlantic Yards) will rise from a long strip of excavation rubble, smack-dab in the center of Park Slope, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Prospect Heights. It will be a hub of 15 mixed-use towers extending from either side of Barclays Center, covering  22 acres (eight of which will be privately-managed public open space) and including 6,430 apartments, and 14,000 brand new residents. “Brooklyn’s newest...
The Barclays Center is hopping on Brooklyn's green roof trend: years in the works, a carpet of flowers, grass, and plants is finally beginning to sprout from the roof of the dirt-colored arena. According to the designers, SHoP Architects, the three-acre green roof will be the largest to be built on a sports center when it’s completed by the end of September. The project's partners, Barclays developer Forest City Ratner and Greenland USA, claim the new green roof will improve...
Bruce Ratner is a man who wears many hats, but lately, many of them are emblazoned with the Brooklyn Nets shield. Ratner is the executive chairman of Forest City Ratner, the development company that dragooned its way into the Atlantic Yard/Pacific Park project, of which the Barclays Center is the crown jewel (and the only completed building). As such, Ratner owns a majority stake in the arena—55 percent, to be exact—a holding he shares with...

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