City Planners Push Back On Change To Towers By BK Botanic Gardens

A last-minute attempt from developers to offer a shorter version of controversial apartment towers planned for Franklin Avenue came in too little too late for city planners slated to vote on the plans, according to officials.

City Planning Director Marisa Largo told the City Planning Commission on Thursday that a shorter, 17-story alternative to the proposed 39-story towers near the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens was submitted without enough time to be fully reviewed by the department’s experts, who typically offer analysis of applications before the commission votes.

Developers were told a shorter version of their controversial Franklin Avenue towers submitted this week came in too late for full review.

Developers were told a shorter alternative to their controversial Franklin Avenue towers submitted this week came in too late for review. (Community Board 9 Presentation) CROWN HEIGHTS, […]

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