City officials say they plan to start meeting with local community stakeholders about the proposal in the coming weeks.
Sunset Park locals want to rezone the waterfront for green energy jobs and revise the City Charter to allow community-led rezonings.
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.
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.
Crown Heights’ Community Board 8 has hammered out a first-of-its-kind agreement with a private developer to set aside space for artisans and light manufacturing in a new, mixed-use development.
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.
Local pol Carlos Menchaca said he asked the developers to pull the rezoning application because they had not yet fulfilled their promises to the community.
Thousands of new luxury condos have altered the character of Brooklyn in the last 10 years.