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    SOS at Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation

    The New York City Department of Buildings has stopped work on Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park ten times—seven times for safety violations—in addition to numerous other fines and violations. The lack of oversight by the developers to ensure compliance with NYC building codes and safety practices may put the safety of the public and workers on the project in jeopardy.






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    Brooklyn Bridge Park Stop Work Order Fuels Calls to Stop All Construction in Pier 1

    More than a dozen Build Up NYC activists were joined by community allies and local elected officials February 2 to symbolically “block the view” of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s office using a large stop sign. The action came in response to a partial stop work order issued on January 26 at the Starwood Capital Group/Toll Brothers construction site at…

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    Environmental Concerns Highlighted by Build Up NYC at Brooklyn Bridge Park Board Meeting

    Citing reports of rising sea levels in New York City and the ever-present threat of another superstorm like Sandy, members of Build Up NYC attempted to pass out “Climate Change Survival Kits” to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation board to highlight the importance of a new environmental review for Pier 6.






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    Earth to Starwood Capital! Earth to Kushner Companies! Brooklyn Needs Good Jobs!

    Hundreds of working men and women from Build Up NYC rallied outside Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday with activists from Center for Popular Democracy, the New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, and Public Citizen to call for good jobs and park space for Brooklyn residents.






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    NYC Inspectors Shut Down Construction at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Construction work was halted yesterday by New York City Department of Buildings Inspectors on Starwood Capital’s luxury hotel and condo project in Brooklyn Bridge Park when a water main was hit during excavation.






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    Hundreds Demonstrate at Brooklyn Bridge Park Board Meeting — Question Development Resiliency, Sustainability

    Hundreds of workers, activists and elected officials today joined Build Up NYC – a growing coalition of working men and women advocating for responsible development and good jobs – to ask the Brooklyn Bridge Park Board to explain in detail how planned development in the park will be able to withstand climate change.






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    Starwood Capital: Build and Staff It Right!

    Hundreds of workers, activists and elected officials today joined Build Up NYC – a growing coalition of working men and women advocating for responsible development and good jobs – to ask the Brooklyn Bridge Park Board to explain in detail how planned development in the park will be able to withstand climate change.






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    Brooklyn Bridge Park General Contractor’s Troubled History Revealed

    With hundreds of Build Up NYC supporters rallying outside for good jobs, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Board members meeting inside learned of the troubling history of the Hudson Meridian Construction Group, LLC, the general contractor hired on the Starwood Capital luxury condo-hotel development at Pier 1 in the Park.






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    Brooklyn Bridge Park General Contractor’s Troubled History Revealed

    With hundreds of Build Up NYC supporters rallying outside for good jobs, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Board members meeting inside learned of the troubling history of the Hudson Meridian Construction Group, LLC, the general contractor hired on the Starwood Capital luxury condo-hotel development at Pier 1 in the Park.






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    Quinn, Liu, Levin Join Thousands in Rally for Legislation to Create Good Jobs when Public Invests in Private Development

    City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, NYC Comptroller John Liu, Council Member Stephen Levin and other elected officials joined thousands of Build Up NYC members at a rally today calling for the City Council to enact legislation requiring developers that benefit from public investment to provide good jobs and develop responsibly.