Saturday, April 28, 2007

Atlantic Yards Demolition Suspended After Ward Bakery Parapet Collapse

WNYC reports that demolition work has been suspended on the Atlantic Yards project. Friday's decision from developer Forest City Ratner came after a partial collapse of the Ward Bakery's roof parapet on Thursday. Workers were removing asbestos, and readying the building for demolition.

In related news,
an all-day workshop to create a community-driven development plan for Brooklyn's Vanderbilt Yards took place today at Hanson Place United Methodist Church. More details at the Develop Don't Destroy Web site.

Previous post on collapse here.

Photo of the Ward Bakery after the roof parapet collapse by MK Metz.

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