Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Here it is!

From: tagray22000
Reply To:
Subject: [CGNA] ome Rally to Support a Resolution Calling for the Immediate Down Zoning of CG!!!
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:33 PM

Join Councilmember Bill de Blasio, Assemblymember Joan Millman, The
Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association, Carroll Gardens Coalition
For Respectful Development, Baltic & Warren Neighbors, Columbia
Waterfront Neighborhood Association and The Union-Sackett Association
And support a resolution calling upon the Department of City Planning
to immediately commence a downzoning study of Carroll Gardens to
protect our neighborhood.
The Resolution will call upon the Department of City Planning to
immediately commence a downzoning study of Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
The resolution will also call upon the Department of Buildings to
implement the appropriate procedure to protect the character of Carroll
Gardens until the downzoning is complete.
Tuesday, January 29th
Brooklyn City Planning Office
16 Court Street
For additional information please call Tom Gray at 718-854-9791


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........