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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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Fighting Back

Fighting Back

(p.40) Two Fighting Back
A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Nancy Webster

David Shirley

Columbia University Press

Investigates the increasingly organized, and contentious, meetings of members of the Brooklyn community during the mid-1980s to resist private development of the piers and propose an alternative plan for public use of the space.

Keywords:   Anthony Manheim, James Stuckey, Buckhurst Fish Hutton Katz, Port Authority, Otis Pearsall, Scott Hand, Piers Committee, Brooklyn Heights Association, Community Board 2

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