Land Use

Last month, the ULURP application for the redevelopment of the old St. Vincent’s Hospital campus was filed with the New York City Planning Commission.  The Rudin family has proposed to redevelop the old campus, situated along Seventh Avenue between 11th Street and 13th Street, with a large mixed-use development.  This project is one of the largest in Manhattan, and would be transformative for the Greenwich Village area; an area that has been principally dominated by community facility development and expansion by New York University.  The project requires a number of zoning map and text amendments, as well as various special permits from the City Planning Commission.  The ULURP filing is a significant step forward. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by Daniel Braff

NYC Department of City Planning Unveils “ZoLa” – a Web-Based Land Use Application

Land Use, Municipal Law


On August 25, 2011, the New York City Department of Planning unveiled “ZoLa,” a web based application intended to provide property owners with information regarding NYC Zoning and Land Use regulations.  See Katherine Clarke’s article: City Planning launches all-in-one app to access zoning and land use information, at

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Posted by John Christopher