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NYC’s biggest development foes

NYC’s biggest development foes

While ever-taller, ever-faster new development in New York City seems to be par for the course these days, a crop of powerful anti-development voices work behind the scenes to slow things down. The city’s...

Landmarking hurts affordable housing: REBNY

Landmarking hurts affordable housing: REBNY

The landmarking of historic neighborhoods in the city could inhibit the creation of affordable housing and spur “unforeseen barriers,” according to a new Real Estate Board of New York study. The Landmarks Preservation Commission has...

Advocate groups draw up “Most Endangered” landmark list

Advocate groups draw up “Most Endangered” landmark list

With New York City’s historic sites being developed faster than advocate groups can obtain landmark status for them, preservationists...

Trump Soho developers skipping required audits: city report

Trump Soho developers skipping required audits: city report

The developers of the Trump Soho are being accused by the city of failing to file annual audits that...

From left: Andrew Berman of the GVSHP, Pier 40 in the Village and Senator Brad Hoylman

Preservationists criticize recent Pier 40 air rights law

Local preservationists slammed a New York state law that permits the trust for Hudson River Park to sell development...

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City Planning allows for residential development in Hudson Square

The Department of City Planning today certified a rezoning proposal for the Hudson Square neighborhood that paves the way...

Greenwich Village preservationists, opponents of NYU expansion, register as lobbyists

Greenwich Village preservationists, opponents of NYU expansion, register as lobbyists

One of the most vocal opponents to New York University’s 2 million square foot expansion plans, the non-profit Greenwich...

NYU expansion detractors rally at public hearing

NYU expansion detractors rally at public hearing

Protesters were out in force this morning at the City Planning Commission’s sole public hearing on New York University’s...

From left: a rendering of NYU's plans, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Andrew Berman, head of the Greenwich Village Preservation Society

Stringer’s modifications to NYU 2031 are not enough, residents blast

While Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has done a lot to get New York University’s massive planned expansion pared...

NYU reduces expansion proposal but still doesn’t satisfy opponents

NYU reduces expansion proposal but still doesn’t satisfy opponents

New York University has agreed to scale back its controversial expansion plans by almost 20 percent, the New York...

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