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Walentas Dumbo Project Gains Some Support

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

The controversial Dock Street building planned by Two Trees Management developer David Walentas has picked up some support from the School Construction Authority. Per today’s Daily News:

School Construction Authority President Sharon Greenberger announced the agency’s support for a school at the Dock St. tower project, raising neighborhood hackles. “It’s not an excuse for a building that most people in the district I represent would oppose,” said Councilman David Yassky (D-Brooklyn Heights), citing concerns about skyline views from the Brooklyn Bridge alongside the proposed tower.

The development has sparked some bitter opposition in the neighborhood, particularly from those who say it would block views of the Brooklyn Bridge. The luxe condo project would include a school..

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