The state Economic Development Corporation has begun the first steps towards condemning land for the Nets new arena in Brooklyn. The corporation has asked those residents and business owners for information on their property's valuation. If the property owners' lawsuit fails next month, the actual condemnation could begin immediately afterwards. An online magazine profiles one of the last residents of the area, a vocal critic of Bruce Ratner.
- Use of Eminent Domain Begins in Atlantic Yards Plan - Eliot Brown - New York Sun
- The Last Residents of 636 Pacific - Adam Klasfeld - The L Magazine
- Atlantic Yards Construction Update - Lumi Rolley - No Land Grab