Arlington Village, a once nearly vacant two-block complex with a complicated history in East New York, has a new, spruced-up look.
After years of advocacy by local preservationists and a year-long process, the Empire State Dairy was officially declared a New York City landmark this morning.
What can be done to fix New York City's housing crisis? Brooklyn is becoming unaffordable to families making less than $80,000 a year and homelessness is on the rise.
One of the first major changes East New Yorkers are likely to see as a result of the controversial 2016 rezoning of the neighborhood is 1,200 affordable apartments and a supermarket sprouting on the site of a burned-out factory.
The city approved a controversial rezoning of East New York in April and now locals are meeting to have a say in what comes next.
In a landslide win for Mayor de Blasio's much-contested plan to rezone East New York, City Council has voted to approve the proposal and spark transformation in the area.
Protesters upset by the City Council's approval of Mayor de Blasio's zoning proposals are calling for the city's community boards to have more power. Should community boards be elected and their votes binding? Or is the system working just fine as it is?
Mayor de Blasio has won.
He and the City Council have hammered out a compromise on the mayor’s contentious affordable housing plan — the one some Brooklyn residents feared would wreck their neighborhoods with tall buildings and out-of-control rents. Now the City Council is expected to vote yes on it next week, according to the New York Times.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal to upzone East New York is not moving easily through the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure. On Monday, the City Council held a hearing on the controversial plan.
But where do you stand?
As city agencies and community members continue to weigh the pros and cons of the East New York rezoning plan, the New York City Department of City Planning earlier this month released the final environmental impact statement, shedding light on the proposal’s potential effects on some of the area’s most landmark-eligible structures.