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Plans For Atlantic Yards Modular Tower Unveiled

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Brooklyn could soon be home to the tallest modular building in the world.

The developer of the $4.9 billion Atlantic Yards project has unveiled the design for a 32-story residential building at Flatbush Avenue and Dean Street.

Bruce Ratner says putting up the 350-unit building using modular construction could save time and cut costs considerably.

Unions say they're opposed to the modular approach since it will likely mean fewer construction jobs.

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