Everybody loves the Low Line! Gentrification fears aside, who wouldn’t want to see the abandoned Williamsburg Trolley Terminal transformed into a subterranean greensward, lush with plants and trees fed by sunlight channeled from the street above?
The project, also known as the Delancey Underground, has been building a growing roster of supporters, among them the local community board and essentially every elected official with any jurisdiction over the project. And now they’re mobilizing to wrest control of the space from the MTA: last week The New York Press reported that a coalition of elected officials sent a letter to the Economic Development Corporation, urging it to work with MTA to turn the terminal over to the city. Read More