City plans to build condos in flood zone

The city has proposed a plan to build a 13-story condo complex in a vacant lot on John Street, which is a flood zone. Many

Officials say that the building would have state of-the-art flood protection to prevent damage from future storms.

Officials say that the building would have state of-the-art flood protection to prevent damage from future storms. (12/20/12)

BROOKLYN - The city has proposed a plan to build a 13-story condo complex in a vacant lot on John Street, which is a flood zone.
 
Brooklyn Bridge Park officials say the 130-unit building could be a condo with retail stores and 110 parking spaces.
 
Many disagree with the plan following the destruction brought by Sandy, saying that the city needs to re-evaluate plans for building on the waterfront.
 
Officials say that the building would have state of-the-art flood protection to prevent damage from future storms.
 
Brooklyn Bridge Park officials are asking that developers submit proposals by the end of March.

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