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Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Board Moves Ahead With Controversial Rezoning Study

CB9 members voted to proceed with the zoning resolution amid a protest-filled meeting Tuesday.

Crown Heights »

In Yearlong Crown Heights Rezoning Fight, Activists Earn Respect and Ire

Movement to Protect the People and its leader Alicia Boyd have effectively shut down Brooklyn's CB9.

Crown Heights »

Invalid Vote on Crown Heights Rezoning Sends Debate Back to Committee Again

The controversial letter meant to start a rezoning study has been held up for months by Brooklyn's CB9.

Crown Heights »

Racially Charged Shouting Match Heats Up Crown Heights Rezoning Debate

A forum on land-use changes in the neighborhood devolved into an argument Wednesday night.

East New York »

City Wants 'Cushion Against Gentrification' in East New York Rezoning

Officials plan to turn Atlantic Avenue into a "vibrant corridor" with buildings up to 12 stories.

Chelsea »

City Council Caps Building Heights On Chelsea Block Near High Line

The council added a block of West 15th Street to a special zoning district.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Rezoning Discussion Pushed to January

Brooklyn's Community Board 9 will redraft a resolution on land use changes next month, its chair said.

Crown Heights »

Empire Blvd. Forum Focuses on Affordable Housing and Zoning

Borough President Eric Adams shared his vision for rezoning Crown Heights at a community meeting Friday.

Arverne »

Anthony Weiner Plans Rockaway Restaurant in Sandy Revival Effort

The area's former congressman hopes the eatery will bring healthy food and provide work training.

Astoria »

Community Board Demands Affordable Housing, Jobs for Astoria Cove Project

The board's advisory vote was to deny the plan unless the developer agrees to several stipulations.

Melrose »

MTA Won't Increase Service to Melrose Metro-North Station Due to Ridership

But the station is stuck in a Catch-22, since passengers avoid it due to the low frequency of rides.

Long Island City »

Queens Kids Build Purrfect Mini-City for Kittens Up for Adoption

Flux Factory is launching "Kitty City," an urban planning project.

Upper East Side »

Task Force Rejects CUNY-MSK Plan, Citing Traffic and Open Space Concerns

A CB8 committee told developers they still had concerns about proposed the 1-million-square-foot center.

Chelsea »

Architecture Cruise Spotlights Post-Sandy Planning on the High Seas

This year's AIA Around Manhattan Boat tour will look at the waterfront in a post-Sandy city.

West Village »

Tax on Properties Near Hudson River Park Would Be 'Modest,' Proponents Say

The assessment for the Neighborhood Improvement District would be 7.5 cents a square foot for residents.