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Bloomberg Administration Looks to Reduce Brooklyn Off-Street Parking

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

From City & State’s Heard Around Town: The Bloomberg administration is looking to cut in half the amount of parking required in downtown Brooklyn residential developments, an attempt to address a glut of off-street parking in the area and encourage more affordable housing. The Planning Department this afternoon is launching a public review of the [&hellip
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NYU Expansion Hearing Brings Public Concerns to Light

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Downtown Social, Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown, Real Estate

The CPC's Public Hearing on the NYU Expansion (Sexton Plan) drew the full attention of the maximum capacity auditorium at the Museum of the American Indian. by Mike Vidafar Borough President’s Compromise Not Enough to Sway Public Opinion On Wed. afternoon (4/25), the City Planning Commission (CPC) held a public hearing at the Museum of the American Indian to hear both concerns and support over the NYU Sexton Plan – a project that would radically expand the NYU campus over a [&hellip
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SAVING BACKYARD ‘DOUGHNUTS’

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

After three Upper West Side private schools applied for backyard expansions, Council Member Gale Brewer is seeking a zoning change to save space known as the “doughnut.” The doughnut is the collective backyards of a block, which forms a rectangle of green space. But in the search for more space, Chabad, the Dwight School and [&hellip
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