Rezoning

October 30, 2017, 1pm PDT
Plans for an 800-foot tower have attracted well-funded opposition from a community group. Its campaign to regulate the structure's height has spiraled into a big fight.
Politico
October 3, 2017, 11am PDT
The vision for Aurora-Licton Springs includes more pedestrian-friendly housing developments—not the drive-in businesses, recycling and solid waste, vehicle sales, and mini-storage business that currently get permitted and built.
The Urbanist
August 24, 2017, 6am PDT
The New York City neighborhood of Far Rockaway will see the latest of the rezoning proposals at the center of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's affordable housing plan.
The Real Deal
July 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
A City Council committee's approval of a proposed rezoning of Midtown East represents a big win for the de Blasio Administration. The Bloomberg Administration fell short in an efforts to upzone the neighborhood in 2013.
Crain's New York Business
July 21, 2017, 9am PDT
A very public spat over proposed Midtown East plan took place in the pages of Crain's this week.
Crain's Business New York
June 23, 2017, 7am PDT
Chicago's North Branch Framework Plan and Design Guidelines, approved in May, is already having the expected effect: big, flashy developments in the pipeline.
Chicago Tribune
June 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
Seattle is planning to add height and density in "urban villages" around the city—part of the growth and affordability goals targeted by previous planning efforts by the city.
The Urbanist
April 25, 2017, 2pm PDT
New York City has commenced a Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) in the neighborhood of East Harlem. This would be the second rezoning toward Mayor de Blasio's goal for 15 rezonings.
The Real Deal
March 11, 2017, 11am PST
The New York Department of City Planning is considering changes to a formula used to model the shadows cast by potential developments as part of its Midtown East rezoning plan.
Crain's New York Business
March 2, 2017, 5am PST
There has been a lot of breaking news originating from both the Garment District and the Theater District in New York City this week.
Crain's New York Business
February 12, 2017, 11am PST
An in-depth look into the political controversies stirred up in the Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain as a result of a proposed, density-adding zoning plan.
The Boston Globe
January 3, 2017, 12pm PST
The aspiration for a forthcoming Uniform Land Use Review Procedure for East Midtown Manhattan is nothing short of returning the neighborhood to central business district status.
New York Post
December 22, 2016, 7am PST
East Harlem Rezoning Could Add New Retail to Public Housing Projects
Crain's New York Business
November 15, 2016, 5am PST
Despite its ambitious housing targets, the de Blasio Administration isn't willing to sacrifice more of its prime industrial spaces, and the jobs they bring, in the name of residential development.
Crain's New York Business
November 12, 2016, 11am PST
Planners released new details of a proposed rezoning on the East Harlem neighborhood in New York City.
New York YIMBY
November 7, 2016, 9am PST
The new district may be both preservationist and political.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 8, 2016, 9am PDT
The de Blasio Administration's next big rezoning push will occur in the southwest Bronx.
New York YIMBY
June 24, 2016, 1pm PDT
Intended to make the most of a planned light rail station, the city of Seattle has proposed a zoning overhaul for the University District.
The Urbanist
March 24, 2016, 5am PDT
Politico New York reports all the important details on a big day for planning in New York City—as the City Council overwhelmingly approved two controversial zoning changes to help spur the construction of affordable housing.
Politico New York
March 1, 2016, 9am PST
When the "highest and best use" of city land...isn't.
Shelterforce/Rooflines