Like all good urban planning sagas, it ended with whimper. The City Council yesterday overrode Mayor Bloomberg's overruling of their unlandmarking of 184 Kent—Williamsburg's low-slung Austin, Nichols Warehouse, for those just joining us. Which means that's pretty much that. Though the Council did redeem themselves, in a subtle sort of way. Reports the Post, "They overrode Mayor Bloomberg's veto of a bill suspending alternate-side parking for Diwali, a Hindu holiday."
· Council Nixes Landmark Bid [NYPost]
· Mayor Says Not So Fast on Austin Nichols Slam [Curbed]