Wednesday, December 23, 2009

No $ 64 million Amphitheater Without Environmental Review Says Design Commission

Artist rendering of  proposed concert amphitheater at Asser Levy Park on Surf Avenue.


Borough President Marty Markowitz’s drive to build his new $64 million “Coney Island Center” at Asser Levy Seaside Park will not go forward until an environmental assessment is done, according to The Bay News. 

The mayor’s office confirmed this week that the Design Commission will not vote on the amphitheater project without benefit of the assessment.

Borough Hall had hoped to begin construction on at least part of the park project by now, even though it remains unclear whether the overall plan will ultimately be subjected to the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP).

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