Daniel’s Choice

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Daniel Goldstein and his family are now the only residents fighting eviction from the Atlantic Yards site after seven other families agreed to leave by next month. Atlantic Yards was the target of protests and lawsuits since  the developer Bruce C. Ratner proposed it more than four years ago. Some local residents opposed the project because it  would overwhelm the neighborhood, flooding it with new residents and heavy traffic. They also opposed the government’s use of eminent domain to condemn property on behalf of a private developer. Look at The Brooklyn Ink’s full coverage of the the project’s ground breaking ceremony and the local residents’ protest in early March here and here.

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