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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.

Washington Heights »

Quadriad Realty to Present City Revised Wahi Skyscraper Proposal

Quadriad Realty plans to present City Planning with a new proposal for its proposed skyscraper plan.

Midtown & Theater District »

City's New Zoning Plan Could Bring Life South of Penn Station

The new rules are intended to help transform the "Fur District" into a thriving, 24/7 neighborhood.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Columbia's Baker Field Expansion Gets Green Light

The City Council voted to approve Columbia University's plan to expand its Baker Field athletic complex.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown's Community Board 5 Welcomes Newest Members

A city planner, several attorneys and a student will attend their first board meeting next week.

Downtown »

City Proposes Outdoor Seating to Spruce Up Water Street

The tables and chairs would go on Water Street's covered sidewalks.

Downtown »

City Rezones 25 Blocks in TriBeCa to Allow Residential Development

The change reflects TriBeCa's transformation from a manufacturing district to a residential neighborhood.

Downtown »

World Financial Center Winter Garden Staircase Demolition Planned by Developer

Brookfield Properties plans to demolish the staircase at the Winter Garden.

Manhattan »

City Planning Commission Votes to Acquire Final High Line Section

The Department of City Planning voted in favor of a plan would allow the city to acquire the final portion of the High Line.

Manhattan »

East Village Rezoning Plan Would Limit Building Heights on Third and Fourth Avenues

The city agreed to consider rezoning portions of Third and Fourth avenues to preserve the character of the East Village.