Manhattan Borough President Brewer Issues Inwood Rezoning Recommendation

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued her formal recommendation on the Inwood rezoning proposal working its way through the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), rejecting the plan in its current form and outlining the protections for local businesses and area tenants that would be needed for the plan to win her support. Continue Reading →

Manhattan Borough President: Public Hearing On Inwood Rezoning Proposal

As part of my office’s statutory ULURP (“Uniform Land Use Review Procedure”) responsibilities, we will hold an official public hearing on the Mayor’s proposed rezoning of a large swath of Inwood in Upper Manhattan at 6:00 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at IS 218, 4600 Broadway (enter on 196th St.). Continue Reading →

Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. Continue Reading →

Major Hearing Tuesday On East Harlem Rezoning Backed By East Harlem’s Speaker Mark-Viverito

The Department of City Planning (DCP)’s proposed rezoning of East Harlem has entered the seven-month public review process known as the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). Continue Reading →

City Officially Launches East Harlem Rezoning Plan

The city Department of Planning is taking the next step in its ambitious, and divisive, plan to rezone East Harlem in the name of spurring housing and economic development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Considers Wave Of Other Developments

While East Harlemites can expect a few months’ wait before the launch of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) that will lead to a vote on the city’s proposed rezoning of the neighborhood, there’s no shortage of matters to keep Manhattan Community Board 11 busy. Continue Reading →

City Council Approves Affordable Mixed-Use Project In East Harlem

east-harlem-apartmentsThe City Council has voted to approve a 15-story, 400-unit mixed-use development planned at 127 East 107th Street, located on the southern end of East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Huge Harlem Development With Affordable Apartments

east-harlem-apartmentsIn October it was revealed that L+M Development Partners along with Tahl Propp Equities were planning a massive, fully-affordable residential project that would span an entire city block in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

‘We Don’t Want It’: Protesters Disrupt East Harlem Rezoning Plan (Video)

east-harlem-forum1A public forum held by the Department of City Planning and local elected officials to discuss the proposed rezoning of East Harlem was disrupted Thursday night by two neighborhood activist groups. Continue Reading →

Development Proposed At 2460 Second Avenue, Harlem

2460-Second-Avenue-777x521The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has released preliminary plans, ahead of a presentation set to be given later in September, to develop a 1.1-million-square-foot mixed-use project at 2460 Second Avenue, in northern East Harlem. Continue Reading →