Greenland/FCRC Partners failed to give notice to the residents on Dean Street between Carlton and Vanderbilt Avenues that installation of the Pacific Park Arts murals would start at 5 am, and that the use of hydraulic lifts during that time could be noisy. The community notice disseminated is attached. It says simply that the street would be closed for the day. Because the notice was thin in detail, on Tuesday preceding the event I asked a FCRC representative for any additional information they could provide. Their response did not contain much additional info-- certainly not the detail about the start time Saturday morning. Unfortunately, this is part of a pattern in relation to outdoor events associated with this project occurring in public spaces: not all information necessary for residents to lay plans is disclosed.
In addition, there was no notice that installation of the murals was actually to start on Thursday the 13th. The installation began while the street remained active. Hydraulic lifts were moved into the bike lane and workers painted the white patches that formed the base for the murals. There was no disclosure this work would occur before the 15th, and if there were flaggers or signs redirecting bicyclists, I didn't see them. Was this a violation or an approved plan?