Atlantic Yards

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Atlantic Yards is a proposed development for a 22-acre site in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, with 17 towers and a basketball arena. MAS believes that the site is appropriate for development, but that the current plan won’t work for Brooklyn.Click here to read our comments on the general project plan, submitted to the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) in September 2006.MAS joined forces with 12 other civic and community groups to launch the BrooklynSpeaks campaign, an initiative to reform the Atlantic Yards plan to ensure its urban design integrates with surrounding neighborhoods, includes affordable housing that meets the community’s needs, has an effective transportation policy, and involves the public in its future decision-making.