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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
Director of the New York City Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Commission Marisa Lago. (NYC gov, Getty)

Gowanus rezoning on hold — for now

A state Supreme Court judge has temporarily halted the Gowanus rezoning proposal. The City Planning Commission can’t certify the rezoning application until after a hearing is held on Jan. 27, according to an order...

Gowanus rezoning on hold — for now
Open New York's Will Thomas and Kyle Dontoh (Photos via Getty; iStock: Open New York)

Outsiders for years, NYC yimbys move into mainstream

It was a Wednesday night in April 2019, and Will Thomas was outnumbered. Only two other members of pro-housing...

Outsiders for years, NYC yimbys move into mainstream
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Gowanus Canal (Getty)

Gowanus infrastructure plan aims to mute rezoning foes

City planners have heard it all before — how new housing would overwhelm local schools, sewer pipes and subways....

Gowanus infrastructure plan aims to mute rezoning foes

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