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LAW.COM, New York Law Journal: Why Community Groups Can Never Win Against Developers: The 'Dreikausen' Paradox and Other Hurdles, and Suggestions for Change

September 18, 2019

Read Here

Testimony of LANDMARK WEST! Certificate of Appropriateness Committee Before the Board of Standards and Appeals, 22 Reade Street Item 2019-94-A, September 10, 2019

Read Here

What Happened Yesterday (8/6/19) at the BSA by LandmarkWest!

Read Here

 

Supertalls: A Resource Guide for New Yorkers by LandmarkWest!

Read Here

 

 

The New York Times: How New York’s Skyline Is Changing to Give the Wealthy a Better View

Read Here

 

Borough Board Testimony Regarding Zoning Text Amendment to Regulate Voids ZR 23-16

Watch Video Here

 

 

Supertalls Tactics in 2018

George M. Janes, AICP

Read Here

 

 

New: New Limits for New York City After-Hours Construction Noise

How do we fix the Accidental Skyline? The Municipal Arts Society of New York proposes a ten-point plan for reform. Click here to get involved and learn more.



With its “Accidental Skyline” report, the Municipal Arts Society has released a host of interactive tools that give updated shadow predictions for supertalls currently under construction, provide maps that show where air rights are up for grabs, and particular corridors where views for local residents could be endangered because of these tall towers.

We support the efforts of the Municipal Art Society of NY in standing up for our parks. Read more.
 

 

DOB Filings
 

Plan Examination Overview for Job #:121190200

 

Tower Height

 

Construction - Supporting Documentation

 

Building filings, plans, zoning etc. for 15W65

Building filings, plans, zoning etc. for 36W66 

New buildings in CB7

Information on site for variances, cranes, etc.; it's all at the bottom 15W65

Information on site for variances, cranes, etc.; it's all at the bottom 36W66


Other Resources
 

Don't be afraid of your own shadow:

Editorial on towers shadowing parks was a stretch

Read more.

 

NYC:Development by Loophole (video)

Read more.

 

Loopholes Letter

Read more.

 

New map from NYC Planning displays all zoning and land use applications dating back to 1970

Read more.

 

ZD1 Zoning Diagram

Read more.

 

Construction : Supporting Documentation

Read more.

 

Foundation Peer Review Report Phase 1

Read more.

 

Lincoln Square Special District Zoning Resolution

Read more.


 

Housing New York: Zoning for Quality and Affordability

Read more.
 

 

Is the Public Invited? Design, Management and Use of Privately Owned Public Spaces in New York City

Read more.

 

 

Seeking Compliance in Zoning

Read more.


 

Bird Friendly Building Design

Read more.


 

Atlas of ReUrbanism: Buildings and Blocks in American Cities

Read more.


 

An archive of articles from The Real Deal about Extell Development

Read more.

 

 

How New York City property owners can make money out of thin air

Read more.
 

 

Election 2017: Candidate Positions on Key Issues

Read more.
 

 

The Manhattan Skyscraper Explorer is your building-by-building skyline map

Read more.
 

 

How Zoning Shapes Our Neighborhoods

Read more.
 

 

Letter To Extell (June 26, 2017)

Read more.

 

 

What is Zoning?

Read more.

 

 

The City of New York Zoning Handbook

Read more.


 

Land Use & Zoning 101

Read more.

 

A Brief History of Zoning and Development Regulations in the U.S.

Read more.

 

 

Zoning and the Comprehensive Plan

Read more.

 

 

Protection of Existing Buildings During Construction

Read more.


 

Gaining Access to Neighboring Properties for Protection During Construction

Read more.

 

 

Protection of Adjoining Buildings During Construction

Read more.


 

How to Deal with Urban Construction

Read more.

 

 

What You Need to Know About the New NYC Department of Buildings Procedure Involving Adjacent Properties

Read more.

 

 

21st Century Construction 20th Century Construction Law

Read more.

 

 

BSA: Rules of Pratice and Procedure

Read more.

 

 

A Complex Plan's Aim: Simpler Zoning Rules

Read more.


 

A Tale of Three Northern Manhattan Communities: Case Studies of Political Empowerment in the Planning and Developing Process

Read more.

 

 

Zoned Out: A Call to Overhaul New York's Zoning Laws

Read more.

 

 

Unified Bulk Program

Read more.


 

Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Read more.

 

 

Reforming the New York City Zoning Resolution

Read more.

 

 

New York's Next Urban Agenda

Read more.


 

CP Sunshine Task Force Report

Read more.

 

 

Department of Buildings Virtual Folder

Read more.

 

 

Special Purpose District Folder

Read more.
 

 

Special Purpose Districts: Lincoln Square District

Read more.


 

 

Filings for 36 W 66th Street
 

General Building Information

Floor by Floor Occupancy

New: New Limits for New York City After-Hours Construction Noise

How do we fix the Accidental Skyline? The Municipal Arts Society of New York proposes a ten-point plan for reform. Click here to get involved and learn more.



With its “Accidental Skyline” report, the Municipal Arts Society has released a host of interactive tools that give updated shadow predictions for supertalls currently under construction, provide maps that show where air rights are up for grabs, and particular corridors where views for local residents could be endangered because of these tall towers.

We support the efforts of the Municipal Art Society of NY in standing up for our parks. Read A Park Near You is Under Attack.
 

 

DOB Filings
 

Plan Examination Overview for Job #:121190200

 

Tower Height

 

Construction - Supporting Documentation

 

Building filings, plans, zoning etc. for 15W65

Building filings, plans, zoning etc. for 36W66 

New buildings in CB7

Information on site for variances, cranes, etc.; it's all at the bottom 15W65

Information on site for variances, cranes, etc.; it's all at the bottom 36W66


Other Resources
 

Don't be afraid of your own shadow:

Editorial on towers shadowing parks was a stretch

Read more.

 

NYC:Development by Loophole (video)

Read more.

 

Loopholes Letter

Read more.

 

New map from NYC Planning displays all zoning and land use applications dating back to 1970

Read more.

 

ZD1 Zoning Diagram

Read more.

 

Construction : Supporting Documentation

Read more.

 

Foundation Peer Review Report Phase 1

Read more.

 

Lincoln Square Special District Zoning Resolution

Read more.


 

Housing New York: Zoning for Quality and Affordability

Read more.
 

 

Is the Public Invited? Design, Management and Use of Privately Owned Public Spaces in New York City

Read more.

 

 

Seeking Compliance in Zoning

Read more.


 

Bird Friendly Building Design

Read more.


 

Atlas of ReUrbanism: Buildings and Blocks in American Cities

Read more.


 

An archive of articles from The Real Deal about Extell Development

Read more.

 

 

How New York City property owners can make money out of thin air

Read more.
 

 

Election 2017: Candidate Positions on Key Issues

Read more.
 

 

The Manhattan Skyscraper Explorer is your building-by-building skyline map

Read more.
 

 

How Zoning Shapes Our Neighborhoods

Read more.
 

 

Letter To Extell (June 26, 2017)

Read more.

 

 

What is Zoning?

Read more.

 

 

The City of New York Zoning Handbook

Read more.


 

Land Use & Zoning 101

Read more.

 

A Brief History of Zoning and Development Regulations in the U.S.

Read more.

 

 

Zoning and the Comprehensive Plan

Read more.

 

 

Protection of Existing Buildings During Construction

Read more.


 

Gaining Access to Neighboring Properties for Protection During Construction

Read more.

 

 

Protection of Adjoining Buildings During Construction

Read more.


 

How to Deal with Urban Construction

Read more.

 

 

What You Need to Know About the New NYC Department of Buildings Procedure Involving Adjacent Properties

Read more.

 

 

21st Century Construction 20th Century Construction Law

Read more.

 

 

BSA: Rules of Pratice and Procedure

Read more.

 

 

A Complex Plan's Aim: Simpler Zoning Rules

Read more.


 

A Tale of Three Northern Manhattan Communities: Case Studies of Political Empowerment in the Planning and Developing Process

Read more.

 

 

Zoned Out: A Call to Overhaul New York's Zoning Laws

Read more.

 

 

Unified Bulk Program

Read more.


 

Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Read more.

 

 

Reforming the New York City Zoning Resolution

Read more.

 

 

New York's Next Urban Agenda

Read more.


 

CP Sunshine Task Force Report

Read more.

 

 

Department of Buildings Virtual Folder

Read more.

 

 

Special Purpose District Folder

Read more.
 

 

Special Purpose Districts: Lincoln Square District

Read more.


 

 

Filings for 36 W 66th Street
 

General Building Information

Floor by Floor Occupancy