Get on the bus.
That’s the message Economic Development Corporation head Seth Pinsky had for attendees of a panel on Coney Island at the Municipal Art Society on Wednesday night.
“If you really want to do something to help Coney Island, the only viable option that’s on the table right now is to support this rezoning,” Mr. Pinksy told a crowded and skeptical room. “This is the option that exists for the long-term future of Coney Island.”
He was there to push the Bloomberg administration's plan for the area’s revitalization, which entered public review last month, at an institution that still has other ideas. Besides hosting a public forum of alternate visions for Coney Island, the MAS has taken issue with the plan’s acreage for residential development, as well as the number and placement of world-class hotels. read more »