Council Hears Rockefeller University Renewal Project [Update: Council Land Use Committees Approve Unanimously]

Council Member requests Rockefeller University to consider Community Board 8 and Borough President conditions. On April 23, 2014, the City Council Land Use Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises heard an application by Rockefeller University for a special permit and related actions to allow the expansion of its campus. Rockefeller University, located on the east side of York Avenue between East 64th and East 68th Streets in Manhattan and founded in 1901, is the first institution … <Read More>

Domino Sugar project wins final approval

The City Council approved developer’s modified proposal for 2,200-unit mixed-use project. On July 29, 2010, the City Council approved CPC Resources Inc.’s modified proposal to build a 2,200-unit mixed-use project on Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar plant site. The 11.2-acre site includes the Domino Sugar parcel located along the East River waterfront between Grand and South 5th Streets and a smaller upland parcel across the street between South 3rd and 4th Streets.

CPC Resources will redevelop the … <Read More>