Tag: Mixed-Use Developments

How a Once-Loathed Brooklyn Arena Became a Protest Epicenter

For the first seven-and-a-half years of its existence, the plaza in front of the Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn was primarily a place that people passed through on their way to somewhere else. To the extent that it meant anything to anyone, it was, for some Brooklynites, a symbol of gentrification and displacement. Then came […]

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A Plan to Develop Farmland in Amish Country Meets Resistance

MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — When Earl Hurst bought 100 acres of farmland in rural Lancaster County in 1952, he planned for the fertile fields to help sustain his family. And for a generation, they did just that. “That farm was everything he was looking for,” Victor Hurst, the youngest of Earl’s 10 children, said of […]

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