Council approves North Corona downzoning

Developer’s appeal to maintain zoning fails to sway Council. On March 24, 2009, the City Council approved the Department of City Planning’s rezoning proposal for 100 blocks in North Corona, Queens. Although most of the affected blocks were included in a 2003 rezoning, local residents called on City Planning to propose another rezoning given recent out-of-character development.

When Planning presented its proposal at the City Planning Commission’s January 21st public hearing, several affected property owners … <Read More>