NYC Revises Midtown East Rezoning Plan Amid Concerns

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT) -- The New York City Planning Commission on Thursday unveiled a revised plan for rezoning Manhattan's East Midtown district after community groups and local representatives expressed concerns about increased density in the already busy neighborhood.

Proponents of the rezoning, which would allow for taller, more modern office buildings, say the district has lagged behind other business centers and needs an injection of modern office space to attract prime tenants. The area's current zoning has had little success in improving the area, with more than 1 million square...
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