Movement to Protect the People and its leader Alicia Boyd have effectively shut down Brooklyn's CB9.
Where our kids go to school should not be based entirely on geography, argues Donna Nevel.
The controversial letter meant to start a rezoning study has been held up for months by Brooklyn's CB9.
Activist Alicia Boyd shouted down members of Brooklyn Community Board 9's land use committee on Monday.
A developer proposed a 829,260-square-foot building in a lot that's zoned for up to 205,032.
Community Board 9 voted Tuesday night to send a key document on rezoning back to committee.
Development group Brookland Capital bought the empty Prospect-Lefferts Gardens lot last week.
The council added a block of West 15th Street to a special zoning district.
Community Board 9 will reconsider a newly drafted document on neighborhood rezoning on Monday.
The study will look at opportunities for more residential construction, particularly affordable housing.
Brooklyn's Community Board 9 will redraft a resolution on land use changes next month, its chair said.
Residents said they fear the city won't follow local recommendations on how Gowanus should develop.
City Councilman Brad Lander's Bridging Gowanus framework also calls for protecting manufacturing uses.
A secret meeting was held between the Manhattan Borough President and Atlas Capital.
Borough President Eric Adams shared his vision for rezoning Crown Heights at a community meeting Friday.
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