It's a Christmastime miracle! The long-awaited, much-debated, endlessly postponed Brooklyn waterfront park is a reality! Well, on paper, anyway. Actually, no -- land deals still have to be brokered, and government paper shuffled, before work can begin on the plan by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates to stretch a ribbon of green from Dumbo to Cobble Hill. The news confirms our long-held belief: 2009 is going to be a great year for our little city.
· Brooklyn Waterfront Park Inches Closer [NYTimes]
· Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates [mvvainc.com]