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Old Posted Nov 22, 2017, 2:09 AM
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The Williamsburgh Savings Bank argument was used to fight the Ms Brooklyn tower part of the colloquially named Atlantic Yards.

The NIMBYS fought Atlantic Yards (known as Pacific Park) for years, and lost. In fact, they did not want anything to eclipse the Savings Bank, and look at the current state of affairs now. We have 9 Dekalb, Citypoint Phase III, and the rest of the 500+ foot residential(s) that have risen.

I don't think the height argument will work in this case. Given the extensive timeline for this project, it will take some time to become reality, but I think it will rise ultimately at its current dimensions.

Brooklyn has experienced Manhattanization on a massive level. The city must grow. LIC is a notable example. From a district of warehouses lies dozens of skyscrapers u/c and recently finished, with plenty in the pipeline.
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