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Livable Neighborhoods & Character of New York in Focus at MAS

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Attend upcoming MAS events: MAS is hosting a miniature Livable Neighborhoods program at Pratt this weekend – a training course that provides communities with the knowledge, tools, and training needed to transform local vision into effective plans. Get the details on Neighborhood Watch.

MAS President Kent Barwick is giving a presentation at the New School Friday on “The Oversuccessful City: The Struggle for the Character of New York.” Get the details in Time Out New York.

In other news, the State Department of Health may come out in support of St. Vincent Hospital’s expansion plan lending weight to their current hardship case with the Landmarks Preservation Commission. (Crain’s New York Business)

An abolition or extension of term limits in the City Council may sway members on Willets Point (New York Observer)

City is demolishing buildings on Governors Island to make way for more open space (New York Daily News)

The New York Building Congress released projections on the losses in the construction industry over the next several years (New York Times)

Forest City Ratner announces further delays on Atlantic Yards (Newsday; Atlantic Yards Report)