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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 Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

(p.151) Eight The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good
A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Nancy Webster

David Shirley

Columbia University Press

Portrays the massive demolition and construction project through which the Park rapidly assumed its current form, with detailed attention to the challenges encountered and controversies generated along the way. As with the years immediately preceding it, this period of intensive construction was also a time of ongoing debate, dissent and litigation.

Keywords:   Floating Pool, Tobacco Warehouse, Regina Myer, Daniel Squadron, Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, Nancy Webster

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