City to seize and rebuild Coney Island property through eminent domain - Brooklynian

City to seize and rebuild Coney Island property through eminent domain

City to seize and rebuild Coney Island property through eminent domain

including a 60,000-square-foot tract that once housed the original Thunderbolt roller coaster immortalized in Woody Allen’s 1977 film “Annie Hall
http://nypost.com/2015/09/28/city-to-seize-and-rebuild-coney-island-property-through-eminent-domain/

PARKS AND RECREATION „ PUBLIC HEARINGS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE , that in accordance with Section 201-204 (inclusive) of the New York State Eminent Domain Procedure Law, a Public Hearing will be held by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (“Parks”), on behalf of the City of New York, in connection with the acquisition of certain real property located in the Coney Island section of the Borough of Brooklyn, City and State of New York, in furtherance of the revitalization of Coney Island. The public hearing will take place on October 19, 2015 at 1:30 P.M. at Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway, Room: 2nd Floor Kane Auditorium, Brooklyn, NY 11235 The property proposed to be acquired is identified on the Tax Map of the City of New York for the Borough of Kings as: Block 7074, part of Lots 4, 23, and 105; Block 8696, part of Lot 140; and Block 7071, Lots 79 and 81. There are no proposed alternative locations. The purpose of this hearing is to inform and solicit comments from the public concerning a proposed acquisition of above-referenced properties for the creation of new streets, new parks, and park additions, for the benefit of the general public, in furtherance of the revitalization of Coney Island. The purpose is also to review the public use to be served by the project and its impact. Any person in attendance at this meeting shall be given a reasonable opportunity to present oral or written statements and to submit other documents concerning the proposed acquisition. Each speaker shall be allotted a maximum of five (5) minutes. In addition, written statements may be submitted to the Parks General Counsel at the address below, provided the comments are received by 5:00 P.M. on October 29, 2015, which is 10 days after the public hearing date. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation Office of the General Counsel The Arsenal, Central Park 830 Fifth Avenue, Room 314 Attention: Coney Island New Street and Parkland Acquisitions Note: Those property owners who may subsequently wish to challenge the condemnation of their property via judicial review may do so on the basis of issues, facts and objections raised at the public hearing.

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/downloads/pdf/cityrecord/cityrecord-09-23-15.pdf
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