The council added a block of West 15th Street to a special zoning district.
The study will look at opportunities for more residential construction, particularly affordable housing.
One board member plans to bring a vote Tuesday on a draft that includes a six-story height restriction.
There are more than a dozen major construction projects underway or planned for the area.
Residential buildings are trying to weather another possible hurricane with new flood-proofing tactics.
Critics of a plan to study rezoning on and near Empire Blvd. mistakenly thought the vote went their way.
Joseph Slifka Park's owner is violating a deal with the city by keeping it closed, officials said.
New York Comedy Club's new owners must address longtime concerns, Community Board 6 members said.
The Dept. of City Planning hosted a meeting to discuss Red Hook's transportation troubles on Tuesday.
Corporations take advantage of a disconnect between city agencies, community board members say.
Several community members shared ideas for improving Red Hook's transportation network Tuesday night.
Another developer has bought part of the land that Quadriad wants to turn into skyscrapers.
The proposal, which would allow bigger skyscrapers around Grand Central, now heads to City Planning.
The Crown Heights Assembly wants affordable housing and an 'anti-harassment area' included in rezoning.
The boards' recommendation was the first step in a months-long review process for the proposal.
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