Letter from 26 Elected Officials to Chair Weisbrod in responce to the Zoning for Quality and Affordability Text Amendment

March 25, 2015 Carl Weisbrod, Chair City Planning Commission 22 Reade Street New York, NY 10007 Re: Zoning for Quality and Affordability Text Amendment – CEQR No. 15DCP104Y Dear Chair Weisbrod: We write today to express our concerns with the proposed citywide text amendment entitled “Zoning for Quality and Affordability” and the Draft Scope of […]

Landmarks Preservation Commission Proposes To Remove 96 Properties for Designation Consideration

UPDATE: The LPC held several Public Hearing. You can see which buildings have been designated here. As has been reported in The New York Times, DNAinfo, Gothamist, The New York Post, CBS News and elsewhere, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has announced an Administrative Action to “de-calendar” 94 proposed Individual Landmarks and 2 […]

NEWS: Queens Residents Fight to Save St. Savior’s

From NY1: http://www.ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?stid=1&aid=59110 Neighbors say it’s an important piece of their history, but a nearly 160-year-old church is close to becoming a victim of the wrecking ball. NY1’s Roger Clark filed the following report on the last ditch efforts to save it. Michael Fiorino has lived in Maspeth for all of his 80 years, but […]