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Red Hook 197-a Plan

Red Hook: A Plan for Community Regeneration, was submitted to the Department of City Planning by Brooklyn Community Board 6 on July 14, 1994.

Under Section 197-a of the New York City Charter, community boards may propose plans for the development, growth, and improvement of land within their districts. Pursuant to the Charter I the City Planning Commission developed and adopted standards and rules of procedure for 197-a plans. Once approved by the Commission and adopted by the City Council, 197-a plans are intended to serve as policy guides for subsequent actions by city agencies.

Read Brooklyn Community Board 6's 197-a plan, Red Hook: A Plan for Community Regeneration, as modified by the City Planning Commission, is the third community board 197-a plan to be adopted by the city.

This report provides information for those interested in the plan's policies and recommendations. It may also be of interest to other community boards considering the 197-a process.