Westchester County Stream and Wetland Restoration Completed, Protecting a New York City Water Supply

The former Armonk Bowling Alley has been converted into a natural buffer upstream of the Kensico Reservoir and will help to protect a key source of unfiltered drinking water. On June 4, 2021, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced the completion of a $5.5 million restoration project to rebuild a stream and wetlands on the site of the former Armonk Bowling Alley located in Westchester County. The new stream and wetlands expand … <Read More>

Commentary: City Club of New York Opposes LPC Approval of New South Street Seaport Tower

On Tuesday, May 4, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved by a 6-2 vote an application for a new residential tower at 250 Water Street in the South Street Seaport Historic District. This was the third time the Howard Hughes Corporation had presented the project, and this time, after the architects at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill made a few tweaks to the design, the LPC determined that the building was appropriate.

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: 2021 New York City Mayoral Election Law and Leadership Series


Please join Dean Anthony W. Crowell and New York Law School student leaders for a series of conversations with individual Mayoral candidates. The group will focus on candidates’ leadership and management philosophy including influences, style, mentors and lessons learned. These dialogues are part of NYLS’s new Law and Leadership Institute programming.

Date & Time: Wednesday April 14 and April 28, 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Featuring: Mayoral candidates Eric Adams, Art Chang, Kathryn Garcia and … <Read More>

COMPLETE VIDEO: 172nd CityLaw Breakfast with Kathryn S. Wylde, President & CEO, Partnership for New York City

On April 9, 2021, Kathryn S. Wylde, President & CEO of the Partnership for New York City, spoke at the 172nd CityLaw Breakfast. Ms. Wylde spoke on “New York’s Post-Pandemic Prospects.” Professor Ross Sandler, Director of the Center for New York City Law provided opening remarks and Dean Anthony W. Crowell provided closing remarks. This Breakfast was sponsored by ConEdison, Greenberg Traurig, and Verizon. This was the sixth virtual CityLaw Breakfast as in-person events are … <Read More>