Residents expressed dissatisfaction Wednesday with the city's plan to bring new housing to the area.
The owners of the building filed plans to change the zoning from residential to commercial.
Groups calling for street improvements will help pedestrians cross the roadway using lights.
CB9 members voted to proceed with the zoning resolution amid a protest-filled meeting Tuesday.
CB9 pushed through the vote after police removed activist Alicia Boyd from Tuesday's meeting.
Groups are calling for a rezoning process that includes affordable housing and union jobs.
Movement to Protect the People and its leader Alicia Boyd have effectively shut down Brooklyn's CB9.
Members of seven local groups called on the city to stop construction of Extell's new luxury tower.
Brooklyn's CB8 approved a rezoning resolution to increase density and building heights on Thursday.
The plan would allow developers to build taller in exchange for creating more affordable housing.
The controversial letter meant to start a rezoning study has been held up for months by Brooklyn's CB9.
The city proposal aims to make it easier for developers to build affordable units, the plan says.
Activist Alicia Boyd shouted down members of Brooklyn Community Board 9's land use committee on Monday.
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.
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