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ILLEGALLY CONVERTED A TWO-FAMILY HOME

Fined $47,400 for unlawful conversion Owner converted two-family Queens home into a six-family residence. Jimming Zhao owns a residential building located at 143-10 Beech Avenue, Queens with a ...
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THE DESTRUCTION OF ELIZABETH STREET GARDEN

City to Create Senior Housing and Community Space Despite Strong Opposition Haven Green Rendering. Image Credit: Curtis + Ginsberg Architects. Senior affordable housing proposal would build over ...
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NO MILKING THIS DESIGNATION DRY?

Former Dairy Building Designated an Individual Landmark Empire State Dairy Company complex. Image Credit LPC. Owners asked for exclusion of portion of site due to need for environmental remediation; ...
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ANDREW ADDS 23 PROPERTIES TO THE REGISTER

Governor Cuomo Announces 23 Properties Recommended to State and National Registers of Historic Places Recommendations Support New York's Efforts to Recognize the State's Diverse History ...
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LANDMARKING TWO CITY ISLAND HOMES

Two City Island Residences Designated as Individual Landmarks The Booth House. Image Credit: LPC. A late 19th century wood-framed Queen Anne style cottage and rare 1930 Sears Roebuck prefabricated ...
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NEW NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE GETS PLANNING APPROVAL

City Planning Approves National Black Theater Building in East Harlem Project outline over existing structure. Image Credit: CPC. The National Black Theater is developing new performance space, retail ...
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SOUNDVIEW GETS 425 AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS

City Planning Approves 425 Units of Affordable Housing in Soundview, Bronx Project Rendering. Image Credit: CPC. Two mixed-use buildings, containing 425 affordable residential units for families and ...
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LANDMARKING THESE EAST HARLEM BUILDINGS?

Historic Buildings Identified as Potential Landmarks ahead of East Harlem Rezoning Webber Packing House. Image Credit: LPC. Potential individual landmarks added to the Commission’s calendar ...
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REPURPOSING THE PFIZER FACTORY

Council Passes Contentious Pfizer Sites Rezoning in Williamsburg City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises Meeting. October 24, 2017. A former Pfizer factory site in South Williamsburg will ...
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de BLASIO SHOOTS FOR 300,000 UNITS

Expecting to Meet Goals Two Years Ahead of Schedule, Mayor de Blasio Expands the Housing Plan Objectives Photographer/Mayoral Photography Office The de Blasio administration increases goal to building ...
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ADDING 288 PROPERTIES TO BOERUM HILL

Landmarks to Consider Expansion of Boerum Hill Historic District by 288 Buildings Boerum HillHD. Image Credit: LPC. Composed of three distinct areas to the north, south and west of the existing ...
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ALLOWING SOME TO SIDESTEP ULURP

Council Eases ULURP Requirements for Certain Government Officials City Council Member Margaret Chin. City Council passed a bill that would exempt certain government entities from pre-application ...
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HUBERTY HOUSE HALLOW?

Stately Turn-of-the-Century Colonial Revival Home Designated an Individual Landmark Huberty House. Image Credit: LPC. Individual landmark designed for politician and lawyer Peter Huberty by his son, ...
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PROTECTING 827-831 BROADWAY

Strong Community Support Voiced for Twin Commercial Buildings which Housed Studio of de Kooning, and other Post-WWII Artists Twin adjoining buildings at 827 and 831 Broadway, Image LPC. Attorney for ...
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CAR-FREE PROSPECT PARK?

Mayor Announces Permanently Car-Free Prospect Park Prospect Park. Image Credit: Joe Buglewicz courtesy of nycgo.com. Prospect Park’s entire loop drive will be permanently car-free as of January ...
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REZONING DOWNTOWN FAR ROCKAWAY

City Council Approves Downtown Far Rockaway Rezoning Rendering of Queens Far Rockaway Branch Public Library by Snøhetta. Image credit: NYC EDC City Council approved a 22-block rezoning of ...
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NO SCROOGING AROUND HERE

Ebenezer Plaza Approved by City Council Image credit: Perkins Eastman Architects City Council approved the development of Ebenezer Plaza that will bring affordable housing, jobs, and a new church ...
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REZONING HARLEM RIVER WATERFRONT

City Planning Approves Bronx Waterfront Rezoning That Could Create Over 1,000 New Residential Units Image credit: GoogleMaps The City Planning Commission approves the rezoning of five-acres on the ...
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REZONING THE BRONX RIVER

City Planning Approves Bronx River Rezoning for Affordable Housing Current View of 1675 Westchester Avenue. Image Credit: Google Maps The City Planning Commission approved the development of a new ...
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HELPING RELIGIOUS BUILD AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Churches to Get Help Building Affordable Housing Mayor and non-profit community development financial institution announce new program to help religious non-profits build affordable housing. On August ...
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CELEBRATING EAST HARLEM REDEVELOPMENT

East Harlem Redevelopment Greenlit by City Council Rendering of proposed development in East Harlem, Manhattan. Image Credit: Perkins Eastman Architects City Council approved with modifications a ...
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MORRIS PARK GETS A BID

City Planning Approves Morris Park BID Morris Park Avenue. Image credit: GoogleMaps Proposal encompasses 188 businesses in a 1.06 mile stretch of Morris Park Avenue in the Bronx. On August 9, 2017, ...
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AFTER 22 YEARS: ADULT ZONING UPHELD

City’s Adult Use Zoning Rules Upheld Image credit: CityLaw The Court of Appeals, after 22 years of litigation, upheld the City’s adult use zoning rules and dismissed the complaint ...
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APPROVING 50 NEVENS STREET

City Planning Approves 50 Nevins Street Rezoning; City Council Next to Consider Rendering of the proposed redevelopment at 50 Nevins Street. Image credit: DCP The City Planning Commission approved the ...
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SIMPLIFY UPDATING OF PRIVATELY-OWNED PUBLIC SPACE

Speed Up the Redesign and Modernization of Privately-Owned Public Spaces Over half the existing plazas and other public spaces located on private property lack the benches, vegetation, artwork, ...
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