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East New York »

East New York Rezoning Outreach Proposals Leave Residents Uneasy

Residents expressed dissatisfaction Wednesday with the city's plan to bring new housing to the area.

Central Harlem »

Lenox Terrace Residents Fighting Against Proposed Commercial Rezoning

The owners of the building filed plans to change the zoning from residential to commercial.

Bed-Stuy »

'Friday Night Lights' Event To Raise Awareness of Safety on Atlantic Avenue

Groups calling for street improvements will help pedestrians cross the roadway using lights.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Board Moves Ahead With Controversial Rezoning Study

CB9 members voted to proceed with the zoning resolution amid a protest-filled meeting Tuesday.

Crown Heights »

VIDEO: Activist Arrested Amid Vote on Controversial Crown Heights Rezoning

CB9 pushed through the vote after police removed activist Alicia Boyd from Tuesday's meeting.

East New York »

Hundreds Rally in East New York for Community Input in City's Rezoning Plan

Groups are calling for a rezoning process that includes affordable housing and union jobs.

Crown Heights »

In Yearlong Crown Heights Rezoning Fight, Activists Earn Respect and Ire

Movement to Protect the People and its leader Alicia Boyd have effectively shut down Brooklyn's CB9.

Lower East Side »

Community Activists Rally Against 'Racist' Luxury Tower on LES Waterfront

Members of seven local groups called on the city to stop construction of Extell's new luxury tower.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Community Board Backs Land Use Changes for Manufacturing Zone

Brooklyn's CB8 approved a rezoning resolution to increase density and building heights on Thursday.

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.