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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.

Long Island City »

Proposed 70-Story LIC Tower Much Larger Than Zoning Allows, Records Show

A developer proposed a 829,260-square-foot building in a lot that's zoned for up to 205,032.

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.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Condos Planned for Clarkson Avenue Parking Lot That Sold for $1.35M

Development group Brookland Capital bought the empty Prospect-Lefferts Gardens lot last week.

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.

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.

Gowanus »

Proposal for Taller Buildings in Gowanus Gets Mixed Reaction From Locals

Residents said they fear the city won't follow local recommendations on how Gowanus should develop.

Gowanus »

Gowanus Rezoning Plan Envisions High-Rise Development

City Councilman Brad Lander's Bridging Gowanus framework also calls for protecting manufacturing uses.

Hudson Square »

Notes Reveal What a Developer Wants to Do With Pier 40's Air Rights

A secret meeting was held between the Manhattan Borough President and Atlas Capital.

Crown Heights »

Empire Blvd. Forum Focuses on Affordable Housing and Zoning

Borough President Eric Adams shared his vision for rezoning Crown Heights at a community meeting Friday.

Crown Heights »

Controversial Rezoning Forum Relocated, Leaving Many in the Dark

A Friday night forum on rezoning in Crown Heights was moved to 836 Franklin Ave.

Crown Heights »

Friday Rezoning Meeting Irks Observant Jews and Others Who Can't Attend

The Friday evening forum excludes Jews observing Shabbat and weekend travelers, residents say.