Large rezoning approved in southeast Queens

Council Member Sanders claimed that contextual rezoning would check development pressure. On September 16, 2010, the City Council approved the Department of City Planning’s 193-block rezoning proposal in Rosedale, Queens. The contextual rezoning impacts a triangular-shaped area generally bounded by Idlewild Park and Hook Creek to the south, the Nassau County border to the east, and Brookville Boulevard to the west. Planning proposed the rezoning in order to reinforce Rosedale’s lowdensity suburban character against recent … <Read More>