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Facing Dissent, City Slows Down Garment District Rezoning

Facing Dissent, City Slows Down Garment District Rezoning

BY NATHAN DICAMILLO | Garment workers and industry leaders along with elected officials presented recommendations last Friday aimed at slowing down a proposed rezoning of the Midtown district that has been the industry’s traditional home, urging the city’s Economic Development Corporation to phase out longstanding manufacturing space preservation requirements only over time and replace them with […]

Garment District Rezoning Plan Draws Harsh Fire at CB5

Garment District Rezoning Plan Draws Harsh Fire at CB5

BY JACKSON CHEN | The city is proposing to revise the zoning framework of the Garment District, which has seen a steady drop of manufacturing availability and a spike in hotel developments. However, many of the area’s remaining workers and business owners are finding the city’s approach to be rushed and flawed. During a Community […]