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NYC Rezoning

Industry City CEO decries calls to delay waterfront rezoning

Andrew Kimball said he was "extremely disappointed" to receive a request to delay the rezoning process

Industry City rezoning is ‘dead on arrival’ if the process isn’t delayed, says council member

"The possibility to create 15,000 new jobs is about to be lost in Sunset Park," said an Industry City spokesperson

Industry City kicks off long-awaited rezoning process

The owners want to bring more retail, two hotels, and classroom space to the 16-building complex

Artists fear displacement as city mulls Soho, Noho rezoning

"We need a balance or zoning changes will destroy what the artists created," said one long-time Soho painter

City will hold public workshops for Soho, Noho rezoning

The neighborhood’s last major rezoning came in 1971

City seeks designs for Inwood waterfront parks

The city seeks proposals for a pair of parks along the Harlem River as part of the Inwood rezoning

NYCHA concerns dominate heated Gowanus rezoning meeting

"Fix our homes before you rezone. We said this for the last two years," said one public housing tenant

New digitized zoning code makes it easier for locals to understand their neighborhoods

If you care about the city’s built environment then you should care about zoning

City releases Gowanus rezoning proposal

The industrial Brooklyn neighborhood is poised for big changes

Gowanus rezoning proposal to be unveiled in February

The plan is expected to morph the gritty, low-rise area into a hot neighborhood of residential towers

Staten Island’s Bay Street rezoning rejected by community board

A Staten Island community board quashed the plan with a 37-3 vote against amid calls for changes.

Garment District rezoning gets unanimous City Council approval

The rezoning relaxes a 1987 rule that required landlords to lease space in the buildings to fashion industry tenants.

As Industry City gears up for rezoning, locals question who will benefit

A rezoning proposal seeks to create 1.3 million square feet of new commercial and industrial space

Brooklynites denounce plan for 40-story Rikers-replacing jail

The new jail, which would replace the current Brooklyn Detention Complex, is part of the city’s larger plan to close Rikers Island

Brooklyn’s 80 Flatbush gets crucial City Council committee approval

It is now almost certain that project will receive the approval of the full City Council later this month.

YIMBY in NYC: Open New York’s pro-housing movement

Open New York, the city’s first self-style YIMBY group, advocates for more housing in high-opportunity areas

Is America’s densest city ready to make room?

Our New York-based architecture critic says, "Yes, in my backyard"

City could rezone Soho to lift dated industrial rules

The neighborhood’s last zoning amendment was in 1971.

Governors Island rezoning process is now underway

The city has officially initiated the public review process.

Developers spent $200K lobbying for Inwood rezoning

The recently approved rezoning proposal is a win for developers.

Brooklyn’s 80 Flatbush skyscraper heads to City Council

Opponents and supporters of the enormous tower gave testimony before a City Council subcommittee

Inwood rezoning will move forward with City Council approval

The contested proposal to rezone the upper Manhattan neighborhood has been given the green light.

Brooklyn’s 80 Flatbush skyscraper gets City Planning approval

The mixed-use project will now head to the City Council for a final vote.

City Council member calls for Inwood rezoning task force in scathing letter

Queens Council member Francisco Moya will not back the rezoning without further changes. The full City Council is poised to vote on the rezoning on August 8.

Inwood rezoning gets one step closer to reality with key approval

A modified plan has been approved by the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, as well as by Councilman Ydanis Rodgriguez.

Union Square tech hub rezoning gets approval from City Council Subcommittee

The City Council’s Zoning Subcommittee and Land Use Committees voted to approve the rezoning without protections.

Judge dismisses lawsuit to block Brooklyn’s Pfizer rezoning

The contested project has received the green light to move forward as planned.

Inwood residents, local officials oppose neighborhood rezoning plan at City Hall hearing

Many community members are calling upon City Council to vote no on the proposal while others feel it could work with major revisions.

Zoning 101: New guide demystifies NYC’s byzantine zoning code

If you care about New York’s built environment, then you should care about zoning

Track the progress made in NYC rezonings in this interactive map

See how far the city has lived up to its rezoning promises.

West Chelsea development with 1,200 apartments gets City Council approval

The City Council voted this week on the development located just south of the Hudson Yards megaproject.

Inwood rezoning gets approval from City Planning Commission

The next and final vote is set to take place in July.

Postmodern icon 550 Madison Avenue is one step closer to becoming a landmark

The proposal to landmark the former AT&T and Sony headquarters garnered support at the LPC.

Gowanus rezoning framework focuses on affordable housing, green space

The framework is a lead up to the creation of a comprehensive neighborhood plan that will enable the rezoning.

Brooklyn community board rejects proposed Flatbush Avenue supertall

The project still needs the borough president’s stamp before it can proceed

Brooklyn’s 80 Flatbush is at the center of competing community interests

Some want more housing to ease the city’s affordability crisis; others want to keep "the soul of Brooklyn" from eroding

What happens to Jerome Avenue after its rezoning?

The physical changes will be enormous, but the accompanying social changes could be even more disruptive.

City Council approves rezoning of Bronx’s Jerome Avenue

The rezoning is the first in the Bronx under the De Blasio administration

Activists file suit to overturn Pfizer site rezoning in Brooklyn

The plaintiffs contend the city violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to incorporate a racial impact study into its rezoning process