Ralph has put four years of thought into this. He’s roamed the empty corridors of the warehouses, looked across the bay. Found the pastoral in a garbage heap. I’m sure that Ralph has a better grasp of the land’s potential than anyone else. Mr. Bailey, that Dutch bank, City Planners, if you’re reading this, I’m giving you the tip of a life-time—free of charge.
211 Ainslie Street, the longtime home of the Swinging Sixties Senior Center and Small World Daycare, two long-running, popular centers for Williamsburg’s low and moderate-income population, threatened by imminent displacement.
The Domino project’s Uniform Land Review Process kicked off. Last night, to demonstrate the project’s perceived lack of substance, a community member walked up to the mic at PS 84 carrying a large carrot littered with buzzwords (affordable housing, jobs, vibrant, amenity) frequently used by Two Trees, the site’s developer.
The Domino Sugar Factory, a landmark site, is about to be demolished for more upscale residential/office space development—a la Bloomberg—and in several recent articles in the New York Times…
In the spirit of Citizen Journalism, please add your comments below if you can add clarity to the ongoing tragedy unfolding at the historic Domino Sugar Site.
The bin structure of the Domino Sugar Refinery is completed exposed as the windows have all been taken out. This means leaving the job area completely exposed for the community to breathe in.
Aware that there would be a staggering rent increase, partners Halina Jankowski and Rachel Parker, who took over the 100-year-old pharmacy in 1998, never asked their landlady what the new rent would be.
Come out to support and witness the local community activist group WIP, along with The Illuminator art collective, who are holding an outdoor event Thursday, May 30, to bring attention to their plan to offer a buy-out of Domino Sugar site.
As I predicted, CPC Resources, the original developer for the Domino Sugar Refinery, flipped the property to a new developer, Two Trees Management, for a huge $120 million profit. So there’s a new plan afoot for the refinery, one the new developer has made even larger than CPC Resources’ massive plan…