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    On May 8, 2023, Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Planning Director Dan Garodnick announced the Downtown Brooklyn and Fort Greene “Eds and Meds” Framework, which will promote and guide the area's economic recovery and continued inclusive growth as a vibrant, 24/7 neighborhood. Read the Framework and learn why this location is a great opportunity to grow jobs and housing at

New York City Mayor Eric Adams

    NYC is taking vital steps towards a greener, healthier, carbon neutral city – and all New Yorkers can get involved. Hear from NYC Mayor Eric Adams about plans to modernize NYC’s zoning rules to support solar energy, cleaner buildings, composting, and much more. Learn more at

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    The Cross Bronx Expressway is a major source of noise and air pollution that divides largely Black and Latino work-class neighborhoods in the Bronx. With a $2 million federal grant, the community-driven Cross Bronx Expressway Study will identify strategies to reconnect communities, address inequitable health outcomes, expand open space, and increase safety. Learn more and watch the announcement here.

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    Taking the next steps towards a “City of Yes,” the Bronx Metro-North Plan will help ensure four new train stations coming to the East Bronx will support the local community with thousands of jobs and new homes. Learn about the plan and upcoming public engagement here.

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    This community-led plan will support a more affordable and equitable “City of Yes” with thousands of new homes including permanently income-restricted homes. It also promises to grow commercial and industrial jobs, infrastructure, and other improvements to Atlantic Avenue and surrounding blocks in Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant. Learn about the plan and upcoming public engagement here..

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DCP’s beta Zoning Application Portal (ZAP) search allows the public to find current and historic information about Land Use applications.

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