Friday, July 20, 2007

Bay Ridge Home Depot Project 'Will Open Pandora's Box'

Some members of Bay Ridge's Community Board 10 are strongly protesting the Board’s surprising decision to endorse a controversial high-rise project which would bring a Home Depot to a busy site at 62nd Street and Eighth Avenue, according to the Brooklyn Eagle.

Democratic District Leader Delia Schack is also against the decision. “We fought so long to keep it low, and now we have this monstrosity here,” she said. “This will open Pandora’s box."

More here.

UPDATE: Andrew Kohen, president of MSK Properties, the owner and hopeful developer of the proposed Home Depot project, believes that many of CB 10's misgivings have been addressed. See here.

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