Proposed Dumbo rental draws fire

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Opposition is mounting to David Walentas’ proposed 16-story, 400-unit rental project on Dock Street in Dumbo. Although plans include a middle school, opponents are unhappy with the tower’s blocking views of the Brooklyn Bridge. “Dumbo and Brooklyn Heights do need a middle school, but it should not be used as an excuse for an inappropriate building,” said Councilman David Yassky, who is forming a task force to find an alternate site for a school. more [Post]