The convoluted vote unfolded during a nearly five hour hearing.
Residents faced off over the plan during the review process’s first hearing.
The push comes after a surprise kickstart to the rezoning’s official review.
"I am prepared to vote ‘no,’" says the area’s City Council member.
The 16-building complex says it will acquiesce to the local lawmaker’s conditions
The fate of the Sunset Park Industry City rezoning remains nebulous.
Council member Carlos Menchaca said he’s "not sure that a rezoning is at all necessary now"
Developers spent more than $2 million to lobby for the now-delayed Industry City rezoning
Lawmakers fear the rezoning could "supercharge" displacement and gentrification in the working-class nabe
Andrew Kimball said he was "extremely disappointed" to receive a request to delay the rezoning process
"The possibility to create 15,000 new jobs is about to be lost in Sunset Park," said an Industry City spokesperson
The owners want to bring more retail, two hotels, and classroom space to the 16-building complex
A rezoning proposal seeks to create 1.3 million square feet of new commercial and industrial space
Artist Camille Walala has transformed a historic building with one of her vibrant designs.
The owners want to bring more retail, two hotels to the six-million-square-foot complex.
Gap Inc. will lease a 20,000 square foot facility at Building 4 as a photo and design studio. It's the latest new high profile tenant for the 16-building complex in Sunset Park. Recently MakerBot decided to stop manufacturing at the site.
The building's top floors house the Brooklyn Nets' training facility
Since the developers purchased the site three years ago they've already spent $125 million on renovation efforts. This includes work on the windows and elevators at the 16-building complex. It's all part of a $1 billion, 10-year revamp.