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Dean Street Demolition Slated for Today

The planets always seem to align for developer Bruce Ratner. The Atlantic Yards developer picked today to start demolition on six buildings (620 and 622 Pacific Street, 461, 463 (above) and 585 Dean Street, and 608-620 Atlantic Avenue) that stand in the path of his Brooklyn basketball dreams. Protesters who might otherwise have gathered to chain themselves to a crowbar are left stranded by the transit strike. Cometh the wrecking ball...
· Demolition [Brooklyn Views]
· Another Step for Downtown Brooklyn Project [NYTimes]
· Wrecking Balls Threaten in Brooklyn's Ratnerville [Curbed]