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Greenwich Village »

De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan Comes Under Fire at Hearing

The plan would allow developers to build taller in exchange for creating more affordable housing.

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.

Jackson Heights »

Advocates Not Given Enough Time to Weigh Zoning Reform Plan, They Say

The city proposal aims to make it easier for developers to build affordable units, the plan says.

Crown Heights »

Police Remove Protester from Crown Heights Rezoning Meeting Again

Activist Alicia Boyd shouted down members of Brooklyn Community Board 9's land use committee on Monday.

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.

Long Island City »

City to Study Queens Plaza for More Affordable Housing, Bigger Buildings

The study will look at opportunities for more residential construction, particularly affordable housing.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights CB9 May Consider Changes to Controversial Rezoning Resolution

One board member plans to bring a vote Tuesday on a draft that includes a six-story height restriction.

Crown Heights »

MAP: Development Booming in Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

There are more than a dozen major construction projects underway or planned for the area.

Battery Park City »

How Downtown Will Weather the Next Major Storm

Residential buildings are trying to weather another possible hurricane with new flood-proofing tactics.

Crown Heights »

Vote to Rescind Crown Heights Rezoning Study Sparks Confusion

Critics of a plan to study rezoning on and near Empire Blvd. mistakenly thought the vote went their way.

Kips Bay »

Developer Must Clean and Reopen Garbage-Strewn Public Space, City Says

Joseph Slifka Park's owner is violating a deal with the city by keeping it closed, officials said.

Gramercy »

Comedy Club's Overcrowding and Late-Night Noise No Joke, Neighbors Say

New York Comedy Club's new owners must address longtime concerns, Community Board 6 members said.

Red Hook »

Poorly Lit Hamilton Avenue Crossing is a 'Death Trap,' Locals Say

The Dept. of City Planning hosted a meeting to discuss Red Hook's transportation troubles on Tuesday.

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.

Red Hook »

Light-Rail System Could Ease Transportation Trouble in Red Hook, Locals Say

Several community members shared ideas for improving Red Hook's transportation network Tuesday night.