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Hochul’s Creedmoor Housing Plan ‘Not Acceptable’ to Locals Stripped of Land Use Review

New York State finally has a plan to turn the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center into thousands of units of housing. It will also have full power to approve the plan — angering neighbors who feel they’ll be sidestepped on a project that could transform the low-density neighborhood in eastern Queens with “tall monstrosities” up to eight stories […]

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‘Extremely Unfair’ FDNY Fast Track for Hudson Yards Would Delay Other Developments, Official Warned

A fire department official warned his bosses that the commissioner’s demand to fast-track a Hudson Yards FDNY inspection deemed a “top priority of City Hall” would significantly delay more than a dozen other buildings from getting clearance for occupancy, emails obtained by THE CITY show.  Deputy Chief Brian Cordasco pointed out that the expedited examination […]

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High-End Sushi Joint Linked to Big Eric Adams Donor Got Fast-Tracked for FDNY Clearance

A high-end Manhattan sushi restaurant opened by mega-developer SL Green, one of Mayor Eric Adams’ biggest financial backers, landed on a high-priority Deputy Mayor of Operations list of locations eligible for fast-track FDNY inspections needed to open for business, THE CITY has learned. The restaurant, JoJi, was able to open in September 2022 in the […]

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Major Bronx Waterfront Complex Opens with 542 Subsidized Apartments

Phase one of the Hip Hop Museum’s campus is complete, bringing hundreds of apartments to the South Bronx. L+M Development Partners, real estate agency Type A projects, BronxWorks, The Hip Hop Museum, and several elected officials unveiled 542 units of subsidized housing and 2.8 acres of public space on the Harlem River waterfront in the […]