Rezonings

San Francisco, California

San Francisco’s Big Redevelopment Plan Was Paused for Equity Analysis That Never Happened

Checking in with The Hub, a proposed rezoning that would enable a multi-parcel redevelopment at a conspicuous intersection, two years after the city paused the rezoning for additional analysis (spoiler alert: the analysis hasn’t even started).

September 1, 2022 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Brooklyn, New York City

Gowanus Rezoning Clears Post-Approval Legal Hurdle

The saga of the Gowanus Neighborhood Planning Study, approved by New York City at the end of 2021, continues into the summer of 2022. Opponents claimed the Gowanus rezoning ran afoul of the state’s environment law. A county judge dismissed the case.

August 3, 2022 - Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn, New York City

Development Investments Quickly Follow Gowanus Rezoning

The controversial rezoning of the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn, approved by the city at the end of 2021, is already having a noticeable effect on the real estate market.

February 9, 2022 - Crain's New York Business

Brooklyn, New York City

Editorial Supports Upzoning for Housing Affordability

"Use every tool. Build, build, build," says the New York Daily news editorial board.

January 3, 2022 - New York Daily News

Looking up at One Vanderbilt and Grand Central Station in East Midtown Manhattan.

New Supertall Planned for Grand Central Station-Adjacent Property

A new supertall skyscraper will rise at 175 Park Avenue, rising next to famous neighbors on a prime block in Manhattan.

December 20, 2021 - 6sqft

A block of the Bowery in New York City seen from high above, with taxis and other cars passing on the street in front of the buildings.

Conceding Density, SoHo/NoHo Rezoning Plan Clears Final Hurdles

A closely watched rezoning effort in New York City cleared a key City Council committee last week, while making some concessions from the original vision to get across the finish line.

December 13, 2021 - TheRealDeal

Brooklyn, New York City

Gowanus Rezoning Moving Forward: Could Bring 8,000 New Apartments to Brooklyn

A controversial zoning—one of the last of a de Blasio administration that has rezoned parts of every borough in the city—last week cleared a key City Council committee.

November 14, 2021 - Gothamist

A view from above of the Oakland neighborhood in Pittsburgh.

Controversial Zoning Changes Clear the Way for New Pittsburgh Subdistrict

The Pittsburgh City Council gave the green light to a zoning amendment that could eventually produce 1,000 apartment units planned for the neighborhood of Oakland.

October 17, 2021 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brooklyn, New York City

Gowanus Rezoning Clears New York's City Planning Commission

A controversial rezoning plan is moving toward the finish line in Brooklyn.

September 23, 2021 - The Real Deal

Philadelphia

Neighborhood Rezoning Proposal at Odds With Philadelphia's Comprehensive Plan

While planning departments around the country make news for removing exclusionary zoning and parking requirements, many neighborhoods still show a strong preference for parking minimums and development limits. Case in point: Germantown, Philadelphia.

August 31, 2021 - WHYY

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