The top 11 urban planning initiatives for 2011

New York /
Jan.January 27, 2011 10:23 AM

The Municipal Art Society of New York has released its top 11 initiatives for 2011, on which it plans to focus its advocacy and programming efforts this year. First on the list of priorities is completing the redevelopment of Moynihan Station and Hudson Yards, followed by the preserving the Garment District as an “ecosystem for the fashion industry,” crafting a plan for interim housing in case a natural disaster strikes the city and rethinking the future of public housing. Also on the list were NYU’s expansion, the next phase of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s PlaNYC and Coney Island. TRD

The full rundown:

1. Lobbying for the completion of Moynihan Station & Hudson Yards

2. Advocating to keep fashion industry jobs in the Garment District

3. Planning for interim housing and the restoration of permanent housing in the case of disaster

4. Rethinking the future of public housing

5. Promoting economic development and the arts in the Bronx

6. Rebuilding Lower Manhattan and publishing an updated guide to the area

7. Keeping a close watch on NYU’s expansion plans to make sure they’re sensitive to the community

8. Examining how to make better use of the city’s streets, including the city’s proposal for 34th Street

9. Advocating for the city’s older buildings in the Mayor’s PlaNYC 2.0

10. Working with the city to make a more accessible waterfront

11. Pushing to integrate Coney Island’s historic elements into the redeveloped park


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