Bay Street


The Department of City Planning is in the midst of the environmental review required before a proposed rezoning of this key Staten Island artery.



Community Board Rejects De Blasio’s Bay Street Rezoning, Demands Changes

The conditions set by the board included 20 acres of public open space, construction of new schools, additional ferry services and making the proposed renovations to the Cromwell recreation center a separate project with its own funding.

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De Blasio’s Sixth Year in Office Could Feature Three Neighborhood Rezonings

The mayor in 2015 set a goal of rezoning up to 15 neighborhoods in a drive to create more density and more affordable housing. Five rezonings have passed and at least three are likely to move forward in 2019.

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Staten Island Rezoning Begins Public Review; 1700 at Risk of Displacement

The launch of the seven-month public review process starts the clock toward the likely rezoning of 14 blocks along the Bay Street corridor.

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A Toolkit to Fight Displacement in NYC Neighborhoods, Other U.S. Cities

Advocates from Buffalo to Brownsville and the LES to LA are voicing concerns about displacement. One local group has compiled a menu of policies to fight it.

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