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An NYC Ferry pulls into DUMBO. Photo: Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY

Double duty: How an overseer of NYC Ferry became an investor

April 17 | Rosa Goldensohn, THE CITY

This story was originally published on April 17 by THE CITY. In early 2018, the company that runs the city’s ferry system scored a major investment from a deep-pocketed firm. Onboard that deal was Mark Patricof, a member of the board of directors that governs the New York City Economic Development Corp. (EDC) — the […]

The Adams Street Library in DUMBO, the first new branch to open in Brooklyn in 36 years, is in the works in the building shown in the photo above to the left. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Diminutive DUMBO library, first new Brooklyn branch in 36 years, in the works

April 17 | Mary Frost

The first new Brooklyn Public Library branch in more than a generation is going up in DUMBO. Dubbed the Adams Street Library, the branch was negotiated by Councilmember Stephen Levin as one of several sweeteners in the deal to sell the Brooklyn Heights branch for development. The library is slated to open in 2020. [Got […]

The plan to replace the Squibb Bridge with a prefabricated steel bridge is expected to take until summer 2020. Rendering courtesy of Arup

Brooklyn Bridge Park presents Squibb Bridge reconstruction plan to CB2

April 16 | Lore Croghan

Building a new Squibb Bridge from scratch makes sense in terms of dollars and cents — even if initially it will be more expensive than retrofitting the damaged wooden span. This is what Eric Landau, the president of Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, told Community Board 2 members on Monday night. Knocking down the existing wood […]