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Racial impact study sees Gowanus rezoning reducing segregation

The Gowanus rezoning could “meaningfully reduce segregation,” according to a new report. A racial equity report concludes that the...

Racial impact study sees Gowanus rezoning reducing segregation
Gowanus Inn & Yard at  645-651 Union Street, Brooklyn, Sonder CEO Francis Davidson and Red Pine Principal Michael Federman (Google Maps, Sonder, Federman Steifman)

Sonder takes lease for 76-key Gowanus Inn

Short-term rental startup Sonder has inked another hotel lease, this one at its first Brooklyn location. The company signed a long-term lease for the entire 76-key Gowanus Inn & Yard at 645-651 Union Street,...

Sonder takes lease for 76-key Gowanus Inn
City Planning Commissioner Chair Marisa Lago (Getty, Dept. of City Planning)

Gowanus rezoning gets green light

UPDATED, April 19, 2021, 4:30 p.m.: The Gowanus rezoning is a go. Judge Katherine Levine on Monday agreed to lift a temporary restraining order, allowing the proposal to enter the city’s seven-month approval process....

Gowanus rezoning gets green light
Judge Katherine Levine (Getty)

Gowanus rezoning may move forward as soon as Monday

The Gowanus rezoning, after months of delay, may be able to move forward within days. Judge Katherine Levine “indicated...

Gowanus rezoning may move forward as soon as Monday
Judge Katherine Levine and Mayor Bill de Blasio (Levine via Facebook; Getty)

De Blasio admin at crossroads with Gowanus rezoning suit

When Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order approving virtual rezoning hearings, the administration thought it was a...

De Blasio admin at crossroads with Gowanus rezoning suit
Rendering of 300 Huntington Street (Monadnock Development, iStock)

No parking? No problem for Monadnock project in Gowanus

A Brooklyn firm that excels at construction, not politics, is nonetheless cruising through the fraught rezoning process to erect...

No parking? No problem for Monadnock project in Gowanus
Judge Katherine Levine and Gowanus (Getty, iStock/Illustration by Alexis Manrodt for The Real Deal)

Gowanus rezoning inches ahead

The fate of the Gowanus rezoning remained up in the air Thursday as a judge heard arguments but did not rule on whether public hearings via Zoom are sufficient. But rezoning opponents face an...

Gowanus rezoning inches ahead

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