Thx Babs for reminding me about 371 Lincoln Road. In the Q's opinion, this could be Exhibit B (626 Flatbush being exhibit A) of the kind of the thing a mostly low-rise neighborhood does NOT need:
More on the project here. This is not hyperbole, or exaggeration, or hypothesis, or scare tactics. This is a plan, a legal "as of right" structure. Elected officials are in agreement that this is not appropriate for streets of low-rise buildings. Let's start looking at the reality, not the fear-mongering, of what it means to walk away from a legitimate working relationship with the City over land use.
The Q at Parkside
News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.