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At Public Meeting, MAS Puts Forth Urban Planning Principles for Atlantic Yards

audience mas forum programInvited by several local politicians and community groups to the Hanson Place Central United Methodist Church, in Brooklyn, on June 15, the MAS laid out urban planning principles to which development on the Atlantic Yards site should adhere. MAS President Kent Barwick introduced the presentation, which was made by MAS Atlantic Yards Committee members Stuart Pertz and John West. City Council Member Letitia James, one of the evening’s hosts, and Eric McClure, representing community groups, opened the meeting. Kent Barwick’s speech MAS Atlantic Yards brochure Presentation – Can It Work for Brooklyn? Press Coverage Group Calls for Major Changes in Atlantic Yards Plan The New York Times Atlantic Yards Project Violates Principles of Urban Planning WNYC Radio Bard of Brooklyn savages Gehry’s ‘wedding dress’ blocks The Guardian (U.K.) Atlantic Yards ‘doesn’t work’ The Brooklyn Papers Municipal Arts Society’s Suggestions Bring New Dimension to Ratner Debate Brooklyn Daily Eagle Atlantic Yards Opponents Clash Over Building Plans Courier-Life Publications MAS says FCR’s current plan “won’t work” Atlantic Yards Report Brooklyn Searches for Community in Atlantic Yards eOculus Nerts to Nets Field of Schemes Atlantic Yards Lite? Power Plays, a blog published by the Village Voice