NY City Council OKs 55-Block Brooklyn Rezoning

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- The New York City Council on Tuesday approved a plan to rezone 55 blocks of the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, aimed at limiting the height of new developments and ensuring that affordable units will be among the new apartments sprouting up in the growing area.

The resolution passed with unanimous approval from the council just days after the land use committee gave it the green light, setting up a framework for Crown Heights West to maintain the momentum of its recent growth spurt while continuing...
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