Gentrification in Downtown Brooklyn Tour

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Head out on a guided tour that highlights the development that has recreated downtown Brooklyn. Learn how this came about due to a result of the Downtown Brooklyn Rezoning of 2004.
Duration:  2hrs
Cancellation:  48.0hrs
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Highlights

  • Go into political conversations around the use of the 421a subsidy to build new affordable housing and the use of eminent domain at Atlantic Yards in the construction of the Barclays Center
  • Check out several of the local sights, including MetroTech Promenade, 227 Abolitionist Place (Underground Railroad stop), Myrtle Avalon Plaza, The Giovanni (formerly Associated Site), City Point (formerly Albee Square Mall), BAM Cultural District, Barclays Center & Atlantic Yards
  • Hear stories about the area’s rich history and how it relates to what it is today

What's Included

  • Guided tour
  • Ten percent of the proceeds from this tour will go to Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE)

Cancellation policy

Full refunds for cancellations made at least 48 hours in advance.

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Marilyn
Jun 12, 2018
There was so much to uncover that we didn't have enough time.

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Meeting location:  6 MetroTech Center

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