The Department of City Planning has released a draft rezoning proposal.



Gowanus Houses

Gowanus Groups Pressing for Specifics as Rezoning Review Nears

As large real-estate deals continue to close, neighborhood stakeholders have raised some unresolved concerns.

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homeless outreach

In Wake of Homeless Slaying, City Shelter Plans in the Spotlight

From Voices of New York: community news outlets across the city report on the killing of four homeless men in Chinatown last week, and on the de Blasio administration’s ongoing attempts to reform the shelter system.

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Schools, Landmarks and Ecology Are the Focus as Gowanus Awaits Next Rezoning Steps

Advocates and elected officials are taking steps to prepare for the changes likely to come by landmarking historic sites, calling for a designated “eco-district” and raising concerns about school integration around the Brooklyn canal.

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City Projects Gowanus Rezoning Will Lead to 8,200 New Apartments

The housing projections revealed this week set up the Gowanus rezoning to be the largest apartment producer of all the de Blasio administration’s neighborhood plans.

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