Envision SoHo/NoHo

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

Manhattan Retail

Too Much Commercial Zoning for Affordable Housing in SoHo's Controversial Rezoning Plan?

Mayor Bill de Blasio is crossing the finish line of his time in office at the same time as one of the most controversial rezoning processes of his administration.

July 22, 2021 - New York Post

Manhattan, New York City, New York

Five More Affluent NYC Neighborhoods to Upzone

In keeping with the goals of the Regional Plan Association's Fourth Regional Plan, New York City must continue its nascent trend of rezoning for more building capacity in affluent neighborhoods.

November 2, 2020 - Regional Plan Association

SoHo Manhattan

NoHo and SoHo Rezoning Controversies, Amplified

One of the big questions of planning is up for debate with a proposed rezoning in the SoHo and NoHo neighborhoods of New York City: Can upzoning be an effective tool for affordability?

September 21, 2020 - CityLimits

New York City

Affordable Housing Central to SoHo Rezoning Debate

There's no draft rezoning plan for SoHo yet, but there's plenty of controversy.

January 21, 2020 - Gothamist

Manhattan, New York City, New York

Advocating for Upzoning in Two of New York's Wealthiest Neighborhoods

The New York City Department of City Planning is expected, very soon, to release a rezoning proposal for the neighborhoods of SoHo and NoHo in New York City.

June 13, 2019 - Medium

Manhattan Retail

Op-Ed: SoHo and NoHo Need a Zoning Overhaul

Two SoHo residents argue that outdated zoning holds the Manhattan neighborhoods back, requiring special permits or variances for many current residential and commercial uses.

June 2, 2019 - Crain's Business New York

New York City

SoHo and NoHo Next for the New York City Rezoning Tour

Zoning changes in SoHo and NoHo are expected to allow more kinds of uses by-right in parts of the neighborhood previously restricted to manufacturing uses.

September 12, 2018 - Crain's New York Business

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