At issue is whether the two-tower residential development rising at Pier 6 is, in fact, providing too much housing, thus violating the BBPC’s agreement with the BHA to develop "only the amount [of housing] necessary to fund the park’s financial needs."
Brooklyn Bridge Park’s board voted Wednesday to allocate $3.12M to the project. For those playing along at home, that is only $1M less than it cost to build the whimsical bouncy bridge in the first place.
As we head into the long Labor Day weekend, it's a good time to take a look at why this coming Monday is a holiday in the first place. For a better understanding of the city's role in the labor movement, check out the map below.