Bloomberg Wants Governors Island and Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor Bloomberg is seeking to grab control of Governors Island and Brooklyn Bridge Park, pushing the Paterson administration aside in an attempt to spur progress on the two projects, both of which would create new real estate development and public parkland.
As part of the mayor’s plan, his administration would take money it invested in the Javits Center (the city and state each have committed $300 million for a major expansion that was subsequently scaled down) and put it toward Governors Island and Brooklyn Bridge Park.
“We would use that money to continue to develop these two things which are great parts of the city and the city has more of an interest,” Mr.

Bloomberg Wants Governors Island and Brooklyn Bridge Park