The Real Deal New York

The Garment District goes in for “alterations”

Neighborhood players await rezoning; some worry about the impact on area’s manufacturing roots

From the March issue: An alteration that has nothing to do with hemlines could bring another wave of changes to Manhattan’s Garment District. While the area has seen an influx of hotels in the last decade, the city is now considering zoning changes that would remove restrictions on landlords, so they can rent their buildings entirely to office tenants. [more]