Reconsidering Gowanus: Opportunities for the Sustainable Transformation of an Industrial Neighborhood
From Baruch DML
The report "Reconsidering Gowanus: Opportunities for the Sustainable Transformation of an Industrial Neighborhood" by the Newman Real Estate Institute is released at the forum designed to inform and promote dialogue among stakeholders in the Gowanus Corridor and the wider area. Civic leaders and researchers recommend measures for creating a vibrant, sustainable future for Gowanus, and panelists assess challenges and opportunities.
Honorable Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Borough President;
Honorable Brad Lander, City Council Member, New York City District 39;
Harry Schwartz, Planning and Development Consultant;
Rosemary Scanlon, Clinical Associate Professor, New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate;
Stuart Pertz, Former member, City Planning Commission, Independent Architect & Planning Professional;
Michelle de la UZ, Executive Director, Fifth Avenue Committee;
Carl Hum, President & CEO, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce;
Bill Appel, Executive Director, Gowanus Canal Community Development Corporation;
Danie Wiley, Community Coordinator, U.S. Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez;
Hilary Semel, Real Estate, Environmental and Consulting Law, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt, LLP;
Purnima Kapur, Director, Brooklyn Office, NYC Department of City Planning.
Jack S. Nyman, Director of the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute, hosts the forum.
The event takes place on May 12, 2010, at Brooklyn Borough Hall.