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Community groups have been pressing the de Blasio administration to initiate a rezoning of both Chinatown and the Lower East Side based on their vision. In September, the de Blasio administration announced it would launch a planning process that could lead to a rezoning of just Chinatown.



Next NYCHA Infill Site To Add More Units to Two Bridges Neighborhood

The Lower East Side waterfront, already grappling with five proposed luxury towers, will now also get a mixed-income development on public housing land.

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Read our ZoneIn Newsletter on Two Bridges Development and the LES Rezoning Debate

Info in English, Spanish and simplified and traditional Chinese.

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Growth Fears Fuel Effort to Protect Chinatown. Now, Where Exactly is Chinatown?

Local representatives are beginning the long-awaited move to define just what area of lower Manhattan might be covered by a “Chinatown” rezoning that the de Blasio administration has said it will initiate.

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Huge Waterfront Towers Frame Debate Over LES Rezoning

After years of pushing for a comprehensive rezoning, community leaders are waiting to see the city’s outline for a smaller ‘Chinatown Core’ study as a separate public-review process begins for a row of skyscrapers in Two Bridges.

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