Collegiate School will pay the city to construct the units as part of its plan to build a new school.
The plan would allow developers to build taller in exchange for creating more affordable housing.
The Collegiate School is not legally obligated to provide the 55 units locals expected in the project.
Under a deal with the city, the school will no longer be responsible for building 55 affordable units.
City Planning told a developer to listen to residents before building retail on Joseph Slifka Park.
The owner of the Rivergate apartments plans to build a one-story retail building in Joseph Slifka Park.
The proposal would bring some 1,700 new apartments to the waterfront in Queens.
The developer of 1 Vanderbilt Ave. revealed the design of the planned 1,300-foot tower.
The school agreed to several community benefits, including an $8 million investment in the esplanade.
The new building would bring too many people to an area without amenities to serve them, locals said.
The City Planning Commission approved a proposal to redevelop the former Domino Sugar Factory site.
The proposed 2-acre plaza will have retail and event space, developer Brookfield Properties said.
Lawmakers voiced their concerns over the plan just approved by the City Planning Commission.
The Bloomberg administration's plan to allow bigger skyscrapers now heads to City Council.
The City Planning Commission voted in favor of the developer's special permit application Wednesday.
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