City Planning Commission Director Daniel Garodnick makes the case for the Adams administration’s hugely ambitious new plan to update “our zoning rules that have over time gotten in the way,” so that developers can build what City Hall has described as “a little more housing in every neighborhood” — adding up to a projected 100,000 […]
Salmar Properties spent $28,000 on a top influence firm, on top of campaign donations to Eric Adams from family members that exceeded legal limits.
The wide-ranging agenda, known as PlaNYC, includes proposals for electric car chargers, free solar arrays, and help for New Yorkers living in flood zones.
Here’s what would actually happen if the City Council pulls the plug on the arena NYC loves to hate.
Councilmember Marjorie Velazquez is against the Bruckner Boulevard upzoning, for now. That could prevent the land use proposal near a Super Foodtown from moving forward.
When Barry Greene shows off the research space at the New York Blood Center’s headquarters on East 67th Street, he’s alternately proud and frustrated. He’s proud of the work the Upper East Side center is doing to prevent HIV and treat Sickle Cell Disease — and frustrated by the cramped and archaic conditions at the […]
A key city board has rejected a controversial plan to construct an apartment tower that would have cast shadows on part of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, including its greenhouses and nursery. On Wednesday, the City Planning Commission voted unanimously to deny Continuum Company’s rezoning application for 960 Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights, where the developer […]
Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood would likely become more diverse and less segregated under a proposal to allow more development in the neighborhood, according to a first-of-its-kind study on the contentious rezoning’s potential racial impact. The analysis of the Gowanus Neighborhood Plan, conducted by a Columbia University professor with City Council staff, comes as the controversial proposal […]
When the City Planning Commission hears a proposal Thursday for residential towers in Crown Heights that could cast shadows on part of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, it will have powers that earlier reviewers lacked: to reject or alter the developer’s plan. Continuum Company is asking for approvals to build residential development as high as 34 […]
On the campaign trail, those vying for City Hall are hedging their bets on the lockup blueprint to build four new jails.