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City releases rezoning plan in North Brooklyn

Rezoning covers Greenpoint, East Williasmburg, and Bushwick

North Brooklyn Industrial Zone study area (Credit: Department of City Planning)

The Department of City Planning is about to release a plan that would rezone the manufacturing neighborhood stretching from Greenpoint through East Williamsburg and Bushwick. It would allow slightly taller and denser buildings, and relax parking requirements in the zoning code, according to the CO.

Vision: The goal is to encourage existing industrial businesses to grow and expand by constructing new office and industrial space.

Dig Deeper: The plan encompasses 1,066 acres of land, which is divided into three zoning areas: “core industrial zone”, “transition zone”, and a “growth district”.

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