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Rezoning

8 hours ago
Seattle Councilmember Abel Pacheco writes on opinion piece for The Urbanist to make the case for transit-oriented density on The Ave in the city's University District.
The Urbanist
2 days ago
The rezonings in question occurred during the Bloomberg administration, but advocates are seizing on the relevance of that experience to the rezonings of the de Blasio administration.
Curbed New York
November 10, 2019, 5am PST
The rezoning of the neighborhood of Gowanus in Brooklyn is providing opportunities for local politicians to address local needs.
Crain's New York Business
October 3, 2019, 8am PDT
The owner of three centrally located parking lots in Denver is seeking a zoning change that would leverage affordable housing for free future development from height restrictions.
The Denver Post
September 11, 2019, 11am PDT
Details provided regarding the Virginia Supreme Court ruling in Helmick Family Farm, LLC v. Commissioner of Highways.
Inversecondemnation.com
June 14, 2019, 6am PDT
Enacted in 2008, a partial rezone of Manhattan's East Village and Lower East Side failed to deliver on affordable housing projections, falling short by 45 percent.
Curbed New York
June 13, 2019, 5am PDT
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.
Medium
June 12, 2019, 5am PDT
Acknowledging anti-development sentiments currently simmering at an "all-time high," New York's planning director Marisa Lago defended de Blasio administration policies like mandatory inclusionary housing.
Crain's Business New York
April 15, 2019, 2pm PDT
Neighborhood rezonings that disproportionately displace minority residents could violate the Fair Housing Act, advocates say.
Brooklyn Eagle
April 4, 2019, 12pm PDT
A rezoning proposal for Staten Island in New York City gets support from a local resident with deep involvement in the community.
silive.com
February 18, 2019, 11am PST
The New York City Department of Planning kicked off a rezoning process for the Manhattan neighborhood of SoHo earlier this month. Planning and development challenges abound.
Crain's New York Business
December 24, 2018, 11am PST
The borough of Homestead, Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh, is in the middle of its first comprehensive planning process since 2001.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 19, 2018, 11am PST
The New York Department of City Planning has proposed more permissive zoning regulations for the neighborhood just to the south of Amazon's future home in Long Island City.
Commercial Observer
October 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation's master plan for the site is a $2.5 billion bet that high-tech manufacturers can be enticed back to New York, bringing with them the economic heft to transform the whole area.
Curbed New York
September 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
One of San Antonio's most appealing and popular neighborhoods has been rezoned to allow for more urban infill developments.
San Antonio Express-News
September 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
A plan that would change zoning along a key stretch of Marshall Avenue in St. Paul has been called both an upzoning and a downzoning. It's got a little bit of both.
Pioneer Press
September 12, 2018, 6am PDT
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.
Crain's New York Business
September 10, 2018, 1pm PDT
A look back at Purnima Kapur’s career highlights the long-term impacts of her planning work.
Crain's New York Business
August 23, 2018, 11am PDT
The New York City Council this month approved a rezoning plan for the neighborhood of Inwood, located at the northern tip of Manhattan.
Crain's New York Business
August 1, 2018, 7am PDT
A rezoning plan for the neighborhood of Inwood could take a critical step forward this week.
Crain's New York Business