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I picture of Marisa Lago speaking at a table for an event at the United Nations.

NYC Planning Director Nominated for White House Role

If approved, New York City Planning Director Marisa Lago will be headed back to the White House to serve in the Department of Commerce.

September 15, 2021 - The White House

New York jail

Planning for Jails in New York City Neighborhoods

With a 9-3 vote, the New York City Planning Commission recently approved a plan that would relocate jails into the city's boroughs after shutting down the jail on Rikers Island.

October 11, 2019 - The Architect's Newspaper

Brooklyn Waterfront

1.5 Million SF of Development Proposed for Brooklyn Waterfront

Current zoning doesn't support the range of uses proposed for a new "Innovation Economy District" at the Industry City location on the Brooklyn Waterfront.

March 5, 2019 - The Real Deal

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