City Planning

Petition: Demand an end to Real Estate loopholes in NY

City Agencies Are Not Going To Act In Our Best Interest. What Do We Do? We Take Action In Albany!

via Member Sheila K from Save Central Park NYC

Our best hope in protecting Central Park is going to come from legislation in Albany. Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal & NYS Senator Robert Jackson have introduced a bill that will result in meaningful change — but we have to get other Senators and Assembly Members on board!

The Bill (A5026/S3820) will close the most egregious loopholes and return us to reasonable City Planning.

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DE BLASIO’S HUGE MIDTOWN GIVEAWAY

Daily News: Opinion, by Jeffrey Kroessler and John West, July 24, 2017

A century ago, New York City enacted the first zoning resolution to control the size and density of development. Today, the de Blasio administration is poised to toss aside our zoning rules to foster construction of massive new towers in East Midtown, particularly around Grand Central Terminal.

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ZONING FOR SALE: MIDTOWN EAST PLAN IS RECIPE FOR TROUBLE

The city would open a can of worms by allowing developers pay to build bigger—which is illegal anyway
By Michael Gruen and Alexander Garvin

CRAINS, JULY 18, 2017

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