Forty-three people provided testimony at the public hearing, with all but one speaking against the proposed development.
At a community board meeting Thursday, roughly 30 people spoke -- a combination of concerned residents, congregation members and elected officials.
City officials say they plan to start meeting with local community stakeholders about the proposal in the coming weeks.
Plans are to demolish a mid 20th century addition at the back of the property and construct a new building that will replace it and the open space around it, consuming the entire back end of the property along Sterling Place.
Industry City leaders pulled the rezoning application for the sprawling Sunset Park complex on Tuesday after a host of Brooklyn lawmakers announced their opposition to the plan.
A coalition of neighborhood groups are demanding the city allow small, socially-distanced outdoor public meetings to solicit input on the proposed Gowanus rezoning, arguing that remote town halls don’t allow for proper public feedback.
The question was asked by both residents and politicians at a City Council public hearing around Industry City's proposal to rezone.
More than 100 protesters demonstrated outside the home of City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Monday to urge the pol to shut down the controversial Industry City rezoning in Sunset Park.
The city’s chief planner said she hopes to complete the vast Gowanus rezoning before Mayor Bill de Blasio leaves office and elections shake up the City Council.
Citing a need for jobs, city planning heads recommended the City Council approve the controversial rezoning application to expand Sunset Park’s Industry City.