Public Authorities Control Board

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008

    Supreme Court Declines to Hear Atlantic Yards Challenge

    In an unsurprising move, the U.S. Supreme Court today denied the petition to grant a hearing to 11 property owners and tenants opposed to the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn. The plaintiffs had turned to the High Court after a lower federal court dismissed their challenge to the state's use of em ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Atlantic Yards Opponents Look With Hope to Gov. Paterson

    Copyright 2006 Jonathan Barkey In the war of attrition that characterizes the epic struggle against the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn, opponents feel guardedly optimistic that the unexpected ascension of Lieutenant Governor David L. Paterson to New York’s highest office might allow them to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2006

    Atlantic Yards: Silver Makes a Deal

    . . . Trade the horse, at left, for this rubber stamp Critics of Bruce Ratner's enormous development plan for Atlantic Yards, including the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Municipal Art Society, and the Regional Plan Association, had called on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2006

    Atlantic Yards Foes Hope for a Silver Christmas

    It isn't every day that a bunch of good-government groups hold a press conference to demand that an undemocratic, unelected state panel intervene to delay a public project. That was the scene today at City Hall, though, as several elected officials and budget-watch groups called on state assembl ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    July 25, 2006

    Life in the Footprint

    Voices of the fading community in the shadow of the Atlantic Yards

  • News

    August 9, 2005

    'Times' to Commoners: Go Elsewhere

    Don't soil our publicly subsidized new HQ with your riff-raff

  • News

    July 5, 2005

    Olympic fallout: Spreading the 2012 blame

    New Yorkers didn't 'let down' anybody

  • News

    February 22, 2005

    If They Build It, You'll Pay

    Whether a stadium is built, the Olympics may get off at another stop

  • News

    November 9, 2004

    The Jets' End Run

    Will Bloomberg and Pataki spend billions without legislative approval?