Sunday, April 22, 2012

"What's your vision for Public Place?" Workshop coming!

The workshop for your vision of Public Place is coming up on April 28th at 5 - 7 PM at the The Old Stone House as part of the Brooklyn Utopias:  Park Space/Play Space exhibition.

Read about it here:  PMFA Link

And some exciting developments!
See the Free Public Place Facebook page at
Your ideas and your vision of Public Place is welcome directly on the Facebook page OR
you can send your comments and ideas to

We will post them for you to the Facebook site.

Lastly use your NeoReader application on your iphone to scan the image above and go directly to our Free Public Place Facebook page!



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........