NYC Hudson Square Rezoning Plan Clears City Panel

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 4:23 PM EDT) -- The New York City Council's land use committee voted Wednesday to approve a new zoning plan for an area on the West Side of Manhattan known as Hudson Square, opening it up to more affordable housing and a new historic district.

The committee's unanimous vote moves the controversial rezoning plan toward a likely passage by the full City Council and assuages some of the concerns of local residents and activists who had protested the change for fear that its allowance for high-rise buildings would put development...
To view the full article, register now.