Affordable housing, tenant protections and lesser density increases are among the demands that a community coalition plans to present to city planners.
Since JFK, presidents have used television to speak directly to the public–to display their wit, transmit key messages or create enduring visuals. Despite being a reality TV star, Donald Trump is using different methods.
The plan’s complexity impressed some planning commissioners. But no effort was made to accommodate the community concerns that greeted an earlier draft.
‘In this charged political moment, where New Yorkers are concerned about displacement and anxious about the future of their communities, the mayor and City Council need to build on their commitment to transparency.’