16, 2002, the Department of City Planning certified
the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) application
for the proposed zoning amendments.
Manhattan's Community Board 11 voted to approve
the rezoning proposal without conditions on February
18, 2003 by a vote of 25 in favor, 0 opposed and
0 abstaining. The Manhattan Borough President
also recommended unconditional approval of the
proposal. The City Planning Commission held a
public hearing on April 2 and voted to approve
the proposal on May 7.
On June 17, City Council proposed a modification
to the proposal by removing the midblock bounded
by East 119th Street, East 120th Street, Pleasant
Avenue and First Avenue from the rezoning area.
City Council adopted the proposal as modified
on June 24. The revised zoning is now in effect.
For more information on the East Harlem rezoning,
please contact the Manhattan Office of
Department of City Planning at (212) 720-3480.