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East Harlem »

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Sets Timeline on East Harlem Rezoning

There will be five public sessions before the speaker's steering committee submits a rezoning plan.

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.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

MAP: 13 New Buildings Coming to Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

DNAinfo New York rounded up development projects in the neighborhood, most of them residential.

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.

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.

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.

Civic Center »

Housing Groups Heckle Mayor on Steps of City Hall Over Affordable Housing

The groups called for more involvement in the city's rezoning process.

Crown Heights »

Chair of Crown Heights Community Board Resigns Amid Rezoning Fight

Dwayne Nicholson resigned as a member and as the chairman of Brooklyn CB9, the board office said Monday.

East New York »

Charles Barron's Associates Lead Push to Slow Down East New York Rezoning

They led a local community board vote to suspend presentations by the city and developers.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Rezoning Stalled Again as Board Tables Debate

Community Board 9 voted Tuesday night to send a key document on rezoning back to committee.

Crown Heights »

VIDEO: Police Remove Activist Leader From Crown Heights Rezoning Meeting

Alicia Boyd of Movement to Protect the People was given a summons for disorderly conduct, police said.

Crown Heights »

Racially Charged Shouting Match Heats Up Crown Heights Rezoning Debate

A forum on land-use changes in the neighborhood devolved into an argument Wednesday night.