Adams wants to rezone NYC’s Garment District for residential use to ease housing crisis

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2023
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What’s old is new, as Mayor Eric Adams is looking at rezoning barely used manufacturing centers in the Garment District and Chelsea for residential use to help ease the Big Apple’s housing crisis.

The focus is primarily on turning empty older buildings into apartments across more than 40 blocks, which could result in as many as 20,000 new homes, but Hizzoner warned that the city would need a sign-off from the state.

“I’ve said it before: New York City is the ‘City of Yes’ — and today, we are saying yes to...

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