Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Here are the Town Hall Meeting details:
Councilman Bill deBlasio has annouced there will be a TOWN HALL MEETING this Thursday night, August 23, at Buddy Scotto Funeral Home at (First Place/Court St. in Carroll Gardens)
6:30 PM. Topics will include: Rezoning. Landmarking. 360 Smith Street.
We urge you to put mark your calendars NOW!
If you care about our neighborhood you should attend.


With the "Protect Our Homes" petition, CORD was formed in May, 2007. This petition arose as an overwhelmingly negative response to the coming of the over-sized 360 Smith Street Development at the corner of Smith Street and Second Place (Aka Oliver House; aka 131 Second Place). This petition, which had well over three thousand signatures, led to a new zoning text amendment in summer of 2008.

To: Our Elected Officials, Community Leaders, The MTA:
(MAY, 2007)

We the undersigned Carroll Gardens homeowners and residents, are appalled by the "as of right" ruling which allows owners and developers to erect buildings in our neighborhood with no regard to the impact they will present to our quality of life and the value of our homes........