Mom and Pop Rejoice! Borough President Stringer Supports UWS Retail Rezoning
Jim Hanas April 4, 2012, 9:05 p.m.
Can you legislate a storefront? That is what the Upper West Side is hoping. For more than a year, the Department of City Planning worked at a plan to rezone a swath of the once tawdry, now tony neighborhood, to protect the retail character on its main shopping strips. The plan, which has been opposed by local landlords, just won the conditional support of Borough President Scott Stringer. Read More