NEW YORK CITY—As one of the first publicly announced moves under the new partnership between Forest City Ratner Cos. and Greenland USA, the mega-project known for nearly a decade as Atlantic Yards has been renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn. CookFox Architects has been tapped to design the next two multifamily towers at the mixed-use development in Downtown Brooklyn. It will also include an eight-acre open space to be designed by Thomas Balsley Associates and to be known as Pacific Park, after Pacific Street, which runs through the center of the project.

“While we just closed with our partner Greenland USA, we have been working collaboratively for many months in anticipation of breaking ground on three new buildings over the next year,” says MaryAnne Gilmartin, CEO of FCRC and co-head of Greenland Forest City Partners with Greenland USA CEO I-Fei Chang. “We understand greatly the need to bring housing to market quickly, especially affordable housing, and are very excited by the preliminary designs generated by our new partner, CookFox and Thomas Balsley Associates.”

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