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City Pitches LIC Development Deal Swap

The city is, for the first time, offering a new deal to developers of affordable housing: free air rights. The Economic Development Corporation has issued request for proposals that makes developers a novel pitch: development rights, at no cost, in exchange for a “permanently affordable housing program that maximizes both the number of housing units and the level of affordability,” according to the EDC. 45 more words

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Residents denounce the end of Rockaway ferry

ROCKAWAY, Queens (PIX11) — They shouted “Shame on the mayor” and  “Keep the Rockaway ferry”, but to no avail.

The last ferry has set sail. 226 more words


Possible changes to waterfront floated

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Community Board 6’s Land Use and Waterfront Committee discussed some of the imminent changes planned for the East River, in the context of both the Blueway Plan to provide more access to the river for recreational activities and the proposed renovations of the Skyport Marina at the committee’s monthly meeting last Wednesday. 674 more words

Council Member Dan Garodnick