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The Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden is saved, for now

The whimsical, sculpture-filled park in the center of Nolita isn’t turning into a development site anytime soon. Yesterday, Community Board 2 chair Tobi Bergman confirmed that the city has withdrawn its request for funding...

Elizabeth Street Garden is saved, for now
IFC Center expansion design slammed by CB2, residents

IFC Center expansion design slammed by CB2, residents

The landmarks committee for Greenwich Village’s Community Board 2 shot down an architect’s design for the IFC Center’s expansion...

IFC Center expansion design slammed by CB2, residents
Locals push back against Koppers conversion

Locals push back against Koppers conversion

Locals are up in arms over a proposed height increase and conversion at the century-old Koppers Chocolate factory.

Locals push back against Koppers conversion
Community board denies permit for Clinton Hill yeshiva

Community board denies permit for Clinton Hill yeshiva

A community board in Clinton Hill denied a permit application from a local yeshiva to operate as a school...

Community board denies permit for Clinton Hill yeshiva
CB orders Boerum Hill treatment center to be more “attractive”

CB orders Boerum Hill treatment center to be more “attractive”

 After facing local opposition, a drug treatment center in Boerum Hill has been granted permission to Move Into Its...

CB orders Boerum Hill treatment center to be more “attractive”
From left: Squibb Park and Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch

Brooklyn Heights residents fight to re-name park after late Beastie Boy

A group of residents in Brooklyn Heights say the neighborhood’s Squibb Park should change its name to honor the...

Brooklyn Heights residents fight to re-name park after late Beastie Boy
Community board turns down NYU expansion plan, now faces review by Manhattan Beep

Community board turns down NYU expansion plan, now faces review by Manhattan Beep

An ambitious plan to expand New York University’s Greenwich Village campus by 2.5 million square feet was unanimously rejected...

Community board turns down NYU expansion plan, now faces review by Manhattan Beep
Community board tells Trump Soho to wait on outdoor cafe

Community board tells Trump Soho to wait on outdoor cafe

When the developers of Trump Soho built the 46-story hotel-condo in Hudson Square, they were allowed to build 20...

Community board tells Trump Soho to wait on outdoor cafe
Boerum Hill rezoning enters public review

Boerum Hill rezoning enters public review

The city has launched its public review process for a preservationist-friendly rezoning of a 31-block swath of Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill that would discourage out-of-scale building and prevent commercial development from intruding onto residential blocks...

Boerum Hill rezoning enters public review
Whitney to break ground May 24, become city’s first LEED-certified art museum

Whitney to break ground May 24, become city’s first LEED-certified art museum

The Whitney Museum of American Art will break ground on its new downtown site May 24, with the project...

Whitney to break ground May 24, become city’s first LEED-certified art museum
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