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Posts tagged as “development”

Mark Levine, likely next Manhattan borough president, champions Christopher Marte for City Council

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Christopher Marte and his supporters took to the streets Sunday morning for a kickoff rally and “barnstorming” ahead of the Nov.…

What meatheads! Developer undermines nine landmarked buildings in Meatpacking District and city orders their demolition

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Updated Oct. 9, 10 p.m.: In shocking news, the city has ordered the near-complete demolition of nine landmark buildings on the northeast corner…

‘Trickle down’ affordable housing in NYC is a fail; Don’t force it on Soho, Noho and Chinatown

BY ANDREW BERMAN | There’s a school of thought that the key to solving New York’s affordability crisis is to simply allow developers to build…

Elizabeth St. Gardeners dig in as city tries ‘end-around’ to evict Little Italy green oasis

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Elizabeth Street Garden members are not digging a sudden move by the city to dodge a lawsuit that would block…

Soho/Noho rezoning incentivizes demolition and displacement: And landlords know it

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Housing activists and preservationists fear the Department of City Planning’s proposed Soho/Noho/Chinatown rezoning would make rent-regulated tenants vulnerable to one of…

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