large rally took place on May 3rd, 2008, on Pacific Avenue, Brooklyn,
to demand a "Time Out" for the Atlantic Yards project.
current "Forest City Ratner" project is questioned, through
endless litigation, as it does not offer an environmentally or socially
sustainable urban form.
(The Municipal Art Society of New York calls for reform of Atlantic Yards Governance.)
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elected officials and community organizers have asked again and again
whole new plan, which would be established with their input (a
request that is indeed quite legitimate).
alternative "Unity Plan" is considered as a first step in the right
direction, which should be followed by a broad and sustained effort.
is an opportunity to inaugurate, in New York, an open and independant
community-based planning process, with sustainability in mind, for one
of the most basic new urban design issues in New York.