The plan would create 80,000 new units through mixed-income models and preserve 120,000 units.
A former auto parts warehouse will become a shared workspace for light manufacturers in Crown Heights.
The rezoning plan was overwhelmingly approved Tuesday by the full City Council.
A new café on the first floor of the owners' home is a hub for art and activism.
The dramatic rezoning was unanimously approved despite vocal community opposition.
Lawmakers voiced their concerns over the plan just approved by the City Planning Commission.
Community Board 4 denied their vote was closed and noted the borough president also approved the plan.
Community Board 1 rejected the waterfront towers plans unless additional units become affordable.
Stephen Pierson, running for the 33rd District City Council seat, said he'll go to court if elected.
Bushwick Community Board 4 may have to revote on a giant rezoning, City Council Member Diana Reyna said.
More than 100 members of the Hotel and Motel Trades Council showed up at the standing-room-only meeting.
The Crown Heights Assembly wants affordable housing and an 'anti-harassment area' included in rezoning.
A councilman and realty experts said development in East Midtown may need to be delayed as a result.
The influx of new residents to 977 units would demand more public school space, parking and green areas.
The ad faults Quinn for approving zoning changes that allowed luxury housing to replace the hospital.
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