Adams approves Gowanus rezoning, with long list of recommendations


Weeks after he voiced his support for the Gowanus rezoning, Borough President Eric Adams formalized his approval – with conditions. The beep’s report to the City Planning Commission included 38 recommendations to the Gowanus Neighborhood Project.

“We believe what we are doing here in Gowanus can serve as a model for future rezoning processes throughout the City, particularly those that are expected to attract a significant amount of private investment,” Adams said. “Every rezoning must take into account the needs of long-time residents, and deliver real results for those with the greatest need. These recommendations lay out a path for achieving that.”

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