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East Midtown Rezoning

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New Midtown Community Board Members Want More Green Space

The newly appointed Community Board 5 members hope to increase park space in the area.

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Plan to Add Skyscrapers in East Midtown Gets Demolished

Mayor Bloomberg yanked the proposal after the City Council rejected it.  

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Majority of E. Midtown Residents, Businesses Oppose Rezoning, Poll Says

About 63 percent of respondents said they opposed a proposal to overhaul 73 blocks around Grand Central.

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Coalition of Pols, Community Leaders Call East Midtown Rezoning a 'Failure'

Lawmakers voiced their concerns over the plan just approved by the City Planning Commission.

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East Midtown Rezoning Plan Approved by City Planning Commission

The Bloomberg administration's plan to allow bigger skyscrapers now heads to City Council.

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East Midtown Plan Will Not Create Feared Glut of Office Space, Report Finds

An Independent Budget Office report found that the ambitious rezoning is needed for future demand.

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$465 Million in Grand Central Transit Upgrades Included in Rezoning Plan

The MTA would upgrade subways in and around Grand Central Terminal under the proposed 73-block rezoning.

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Hotel Union Members Pack East Midtown Rezoning Hearing

More than 100 members of the Hotel and Motel Trades Council showed up at the standing-room-only meeting.

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Stringer Issues 'Conditional Approval' for East Midtown Plan

The proposal, which would allow bigger skyscrapers around Grand Central, now heads to City Planning.

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3 Religious Institutions Could Cash In on Changes to East Midtown Rezoning

The air rights for the landmarks, including St. Patrick's Cathedral, would be worth billions of dollars.

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Time Warner Move Could Create Glut of Office Space in E. Midtown, Pol Says

A councilman and realty experts said development in East Midtown may need to be delayed as a result.

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Majority of Manhattan Community Boards Oppose East Midtown Rezoning

Eight of 12 boards passed resolutions opposing the city's proposal to allow new, larger skyscrapers.

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East Midtown Rezoning Proposal Rejected by Community Boards

The boards' recommendation was the first step in a months-long review process for the proposal.

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Midtown Officials Criticize Timing of East Midtown Rezoning Vision Plan

The vision plan, which is studying area streetscapes, will not be ready until the fall.

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City Hires Consultants to Improve East Midtown Transit and Streetscapes

The firms will develop plans to improve neighborhood streetscapes, the DOT announced.

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