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North Tribeca Rezoning

Tribeca Rezoning Approved by CB 1

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
June 15, 2010
The Tribeca Trib

Community Board 1 approved a rezoning of North Tribeca that eliminates the need for special permissions for residential construction. Community Board 1 voted in favor of this change a few weeks ago. The Manhattan Borough President's Office and the City Planning Commission will hold public hearings on this matter prior to the City Council's final vote.

ULURP Begins for North Tribeca Rezoning

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
June 11, 2010
The Real Deal

The Uniform Land Use Review Procedure for the North Tribeca rezoning began this week. The proposed rezoning stretches from Canal and West streets to Walker Street and Broadway. The proposal will allow the exsiting manufacturing district to include residential conversation and provide height limitations.

Inclusionary Zoning Denied in Tribeca

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
July 31, 2009
Downtown Express

Community Board 1 denied inclusionary zoning in northwestern Tribeca because they did not want developers to be able to build up to 120 feet tall. The inclusionary housing zone would have allowed developers to build higher buildings if 20 percent of new space would be dedicated to affordable housing.

CB1 and City Planners Forge Deal on North Tribeca Rezoning

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
July 17, 2009
Other

Members of Community Board 1 (CB1) and city planners reached a tentative agreement on the rezoning of North Tribeca. The proposed rezoning will set limits on the size of new developments and allow for new residential construction without requiring a special permit from the City Planning Commission. The new laws will divide the neighborhood into four districts with unique development guidelines.

Compromise Reached for Tribeca Rezoning

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
August 29, 2006
The Villager

Hours before the Council voted on the application to rezone a four-block swath of north Tribeca along the river just south of Canal St. for residential use, on Wednesday afternoon, the developer reached an agreement with elected officials and residents to reduce the size of the buildings and the scale of the retail.

Housing Debate At Wealthy TriBeCa

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
August 14, 2006
New York Sun

TriBeCa is now part of the richest ZIP code in New York City and the 12th richest ZIP code in the country.. Currently, only about 18% of north TriBeCa is zoned for residential use, and the development community is hoping to cash in on the demand for luxury housing.

North Tribeca Rezoning Proposal Approved

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
July 18, 2006
Downtown Express

City Council set to vote on the application of the rezoning of North Tribeca. The area includes four blocks bounded by West, Washington, Watts and Hubert Sts. The application was submitted by the Jack Parker Corp. who would like to build a residential high rise on the premises.

WTC Dust Effecting Demolitions in North Tribeca?

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
May 12, 2006
The Villager

Citing concerns regarding the presence of harmful World Trade Center dust, some Tribeca residents and officials have asked the city to put a stop to demolitions currently underway in the northern section of the neighborhood.

The 421-a Property Tax Abatement Questioned in Tribeca

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
April 24, 2006
Downtown Express

A thirty year old tax break program for developers has come under scrutiny in a report released jointly by Habitat for Humanity–New York City and the Pratt Center for Community Development. 421-a, a property tax abatement program meant to foster development during financially hard times, has been repeatedly used to cut cost on the building of luxury apartments. Out of ten buildings mentioned in the...

Building Demolition Brings Up Rezoning Plans

  NORTH TRIBECA REZONING  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
April 24, 2006
Downtown Express

The demolishing of a section of one story buildings in North Tribeca has reminded some residents to continue fighting against proposed rezoning of the area by the Jack Parker Corporation. Parker is interested in building high rise apartments in the area but lacks city approval for the project.