Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz said that in spite of a new proposal for the Atlantic Yards, Bruce Ratner's plan remains the best option for the borough, citing among other things the Nets Arena. [Scroll down to see his comments.] Meanwhile, critics of the Ratner project seem to be energized by the "shock of the new" that followed the unveiling of the first detailed plans for the mini-city.
- Brooklyn President Markowitz: 'Extell Proposal Does Not Benefit Most' - Digital Brooklyn
- Grumbles about Gehry - Ratner’s Atlantic Yards plan finally gets the attention in deserves. - Aaron Naparstek - New York Press