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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.

New York City »

Mayor Announces Six Neighborhoods With Mandatory Affordable Housing

Housing in areas of East New York, Long Island City, Flushing West will require affordable housing.

East New York »

City Wants 'Cushion Against Gentrification' in East New York Rezoning

Officials plan to turn Atlantic Avenue into a "vibrant corridor" with buildings up to 12 stories.

Crown Heights »

UPDATED: Community Board to Revamp Proposal to Rezone Crown Heights

Community Board 9 will reconsider a newly drafted document on neighborhood rezoning on Monday.

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 Rezoning Discussion Pushed to January

Brooklyn's Community Board 9 will redraft a resolution on land use changes next month, its chair said.

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 »

Community Board Manager Incorrectly Recorded Vote on Crown Heights Rezoning

Pearl Miles, manager of CB9, said she "made a mistake in the count," altering the results of the vote. 

Windsor Terrace »

South Brooklyn Rezoning Will Save P.S. 154 Science Lab, Principal Says

Principal Eric Havlik said class size will increase if the proposed District 15 rezoning isn't approved.

Crown Heights »

CB9 Ends Meeting Abruptly, Cutting Off Public Comments on Rezoning

Members of a Crown Heights advocacy group were outraged when they weren't allowed to speak. 

Crown Heights »

Overcrowded CB9 Meeting Called to Halt After Police Bar Entry to Protesters

Residents angry that police barred them from entering the gathering began to chant in the lobby outside.

Windsor Terrace »

Parents Say Proposed District 15 Rezoning Forces Students to Travel Too Far

Parents say the proposed rezoning would force kids to travel too far to school on dangerous streets.

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