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Environmental Impact Statements


        West 44th Street and Eleventh Avenue Rezoning Proposal

Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the West 44th Street and Eleventh Avenue Rezoning – January 2010

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), acting as lead agency, issued a Notice of Completion on January 13, 2010 for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the West 44th Street and Eleventh Avenue Rezoning proposal in accordance with Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law. A public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was held on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 22 Reade Street, New York, New York 10007. The public hearing on the DEIS was held in conjunction with the City Planning Commission’s public hearing pursuant to Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). Comments on the DEIS were requested and were accepted until December 14, 2009. The FEIS reflects all substantive comments made on the DEIS during the public hearing and subsequent comment period and additional analysis conducted subsequent to the completion of the DEIS.

Notice of Completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF)

Foreword (PDF)

Table of Contents (PDF)

Executive Summary (PDF)

Chapter 1


Project Description

Chapter 2


Land Use, Public Policy & Zoning

  Chapter 3


Socioeconomic Conditions

Chapter 4


Community Facilities and Services

Chapter 5


Open Space

Chapter 6



Chapter 7


Historic Resources

Chapter 8


Urban Design & Visual Resources

Chapter 9


Neighborhood Character

Chapter 10


Natural Resources

Chapter 11


Hazardous Material

Chapter 12



Chapter 13


Solid Waste and Sanitation Services

Chapter 14



Chapter 15


Traffic and Parking

Chapter 16


Transit and Pedestrians

Chapter 17


Air Quality

Chapter 18



Chapter 19


Construction Impacts

Chapter 20


Public Health

Chapter 21



Chapter 22



Chapter 23


Growth-Inducing Aspects of the Proposed Action

Chapter 24


Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources
Chapter 25


Response to Comments on the DEIS

























Appendix A-D

A - Historic Resources 
B - Pedestrian Volumes   
C - Air Quality  
D - Written Comments Received on the DEIS 

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