RALLY for DOWNZONING and INTERIM MORATORIUM!!
Tuesday, January 29th
Brooklyn City Planning Office
16 Court Street
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.
For additional information please call Tom Gray at 718-854-9791
AND SAVE THIS DATE:
NEW VOICES ON THE GOWANUS!!
MONDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2008 @ 6:30 PM
P.S. 58 Auditorium
(Enter on Carroll Street between Smith and Court, F Train or B75 Bus)
Scholars and Scientists of Columbia University Report on:
THE PUBLIC PLACE
Where did the pollution come from?
How does it behave?
What are its risks?
What might be done to remediate it?
This Public Meeting is hosted by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez,
Assemblywoman Joan Millman, SBLDC - South Brooklyn LDC, FROGG Friends &
Residents of Greater Gowanus, CORD Coalition for Respectful Development.
You have heard from potential developers, city planners, government
agencies, not for profits, elected officials, et al. about their visions for the future of
the Gowanus Basin and especially The Public Place. Now hear New Voices and up to now missing points of view “ that of academic and scientific scholars. Professors Patricia Culligan and Richard Plunz and their students from Columbia University Graduate Schools of Civil
Engineering and Architecture, Planning, and Preservation have been studying our Gowanus for over two years have just published a book "Eco" Gowanus: Urban Remediation By Design (147
pages in full color) with their complete research, findings, theories, ideas, and
recommendations. At this event they will give a Power Point presentation of the main points
of their book. At and take pollution and remediation related questions from the
audience. This Public Meeting is hosted by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez,
Assemblywoman Joan Millman, SBLDC - South Brooklyn Local Development Corp., FROGG “
Friends& Residents of Greater Gowanus, CORD “ Coalition for Respectful Development.