Adams will announce a proposal during her State of the City speech Wednesday to support and expand NYCHA tenant-owned businesses, the number of which has jumped significantly in recent years as residents turn to home-based ventures such as catering, child care services and carpentry.
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‘Decking over the180 acres of these rail yards isn’t the answer to the challenges facing Queens residents.’
The de Blasio administration’s vision will take decades to realize. But in the near term, a subway station must be funded and a nonprofit steering entity created, amid deep concerns from some local advocates.
Not far from the site where Amazon would have established its New York HQ2, city planners and community members have been talking—thoughtfully, by most accounts—about a development project that could span decades and reshape western Queens.
Six months after the passage of the Downtown Far Rockaway rezoning, long-dormant real-estate forces are rapidly cranking up.
Manhattan Community Board 12’s executive committee passed a resolution calling for changes to the de Blasio administration’s proposed rezoning.
The de Blasio administration’s fifth proposed rezoning will likely enter public review next week.
Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez defended, and his challengers critiqued, the Councilman’s rezoning and library redevelopment plans.
The City Planning Commission approved the city’s proposal to redevelop a bus depot on 126th Street into a memorial and mixed-use housing complex.