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A History of Brooklyn Bridge ParkHow a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront$
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Nancy Webster and David Shirley

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171229

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.001.0001

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The Coalition

The Coalition

Chapter:
(p.63) Three The Coalition
Source:
A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park
Author(s):

Nancy Webster

David Shirley

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.003.0004

Traces the formation of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Coalition (BBPC), a focused and proactive non-profit organization, which proposed and aggressively promoted the initial concept for a public park to be constructed on the abandoned waterfront property and actively negotiated with borough, city and state leadership for the use and development of the shoreline going forward.

Keywords:   Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn Bridge Park Coalition, Howard Golden, Schnadelbach

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