Land Use, Landmarks & Planning


1. Call to Order – Adoption of Agenda

2. Informational Updates

3. Presentations & Discussions

a. Public Hearing on land use application (Reference # 190235 ZMM) for the proposed East Harlem Rezoning Follow-Up Actions

Applicant: NYC Department of City Planning

DCP is proposing a zoning map amendment and zoning text amendments to the Special East Harlem Corridors District (EHC). The EHC and related zoning actions was approved by the City Council on November 30, 2017 as part of the East Harlem Neighborhood Rezoning.

The proposed text amendments are follow-up actions regarding building heights along portions of Park Avenue and subway access at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and East 116th Street. The proposed zoning map amendment is a corrective action to a portion of the special district.

The community board review period for this application began on December 26, 2018 and must be completed by February 25, 2019.

b. Informational presentation on the Manhattan District Attorney’s Construction Task Force (15 mins.)

i. Assistant District Attorney Diana J. Florence and Allan Sebastian Valerio, Community Coordinator

c. Informational presentation on 1516 Park Avenue FRESH Food application (15 mins.)

i. Elizabeth H. Lee, Akerman LLP

d. Review of proposed Residential Mechanical Voids Text Amendment

i. Calvin Brown, NYC Department of City Planning

4. New Business
5. Old Business
6. Announcements
7. Adjournment