Articles

How zoning and neighborhoods are changed despite community opposition, NYCEDC power and diversionary tactics, REBNY ties and more:

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/inwood-rezoning-bill-de-blasio-mih

http://gothamist.com/2019/01/11/inwood_rezoning_sausage.php

https://queenseagle.com/all/organizers-denounce-over-development-real-estate-industry-influence

https://medium.com/eldeadline/big-tax-breaks-for-developers-small-return-on-jobs-for-sunset-park-eed7ea4b235f

A lesson for Sunnyside Yards. Atlantic Yards dissected: promises made vs. reality, ULURP process, overriding state power, powerless committees, jobs that didn't come, and more:

https://atlanticyardsreport.blogspot.com/p/atlantic-yards-and-culture-of-cheating.html

https://atlanticyardsreport.blogspot.com/2019/01/from-gotham-gazette-in-amazon-debate.html

https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/i-team/life-atlantic-yards-living-nightmare-neighbors-article-1.2597149

https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/i-team/atlantic-yards-jobs-promise-fades-part-time-reality-article-1.2600455

Hudson Yards as a template for Sunnyside Yards: A fantasy come true for politicians, developers and architects:

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/12/if-you-think-hudson-yards-is-big-wait-till-you-see-sunnyside.html#comments

https://indypendent.org/2019/06/the-dark-side-of-sunnyside-yard/

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/03/14/arts/design/hudson-yards-nyc.html

Other rezonings gone bad:

https://ny.curbed.com/2019/3/1/18246019/soho-noho-rezoning-dcp-city-planning-artists-displacement

https://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/42/11/dtg-botanic-garden-apocalypse-2019-03-15-bk.html

https://ny.curbed.com/2019/1/30/18203523/5-pointz-james-turrell-moma-p

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