Amanda Burden

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Times Square & Theater District »

Times Square Overrun by Corporate Events Amid City Confusion, Critics Say

Corporations take advantage of a disconnect between city agencies, community board members say.

Midtown »

East Midtown Rezoning Plan Approved by City Planning Commission

The Bloomberg administration's plan to allow bigger skyscrapers now heads to City Council.

Astoria »

City Planning Approves Rezoning for Massive Hallets Point Development

The project would bring over 2,000 apartments, a waterfront esplanade and retail to Hallets Point.

Midtown »

Dreams for Penn Station, MSG Unveiled by City's Top Architects

A 3-acre rooftop park, airy sunlit terminals and direct connections to airports were among the ideas.

Midtown South »

MSG Says It's Being 'Held Hostage' After City Limits Permit to 15 Years

Madison Square Garden's permit includes a clause for the arena to reapply in 2028, angering critics.

Corona »

City Planning Commission Approves USTA Expansion Plan

The USTA is looking to rennovate and expand the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Hudson Square »

Rec Center to Be Renovated After $5.6M Hudson Square Concession Deal

The City Planning Commission approved Trinity Real Estate's rezoning request Wednesday.

Chelsea »

Modified Chelsea Market Plan Unanimously Approved by City Planning

The commission unanimously voted to approve the "refined and improved proposal."

Midtown »

Slow Down East Midtown Rezoning, Locals and Pols Say

Several officials said the proposal is moving too fast and want a six-month slowdown.

Chelsea »

Poll Shows Citywide Support for Chelsea Market Expansion, Backers Say

According to the Chelsea Market Coalition, 68 percent of respondents support the project.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Market Expansion Could Block High Line Views, Officials Fear

The city planninng commission asked about the impact on views from the High Line.

Midtown East »

Residents Want Slower Timetable on Midtown East Rezoning

Some Community Board 5 members want to see more time spent on community consulting.

Greenwich Village »

NYU Expansion Plan Approved by City Planning Commission

Modifications to the plan eliminate a planned hotel, remove commercial space and reduce building heights.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

High Line Co-Founder Robert Hammond Honored at Musical Performance

A benefit honoring High Line co-founder Robert Hammond will raise money for a theater group.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Rudin's St. Vincent's Plan Debated at City Planning Hearing

Rudin Management's CEO said the development would boost health care and the economy in the Village.