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More Security for Ground Zero and Polshek Addition Completed

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Credit: Ray Devlin

MAS Issues in the Press: – The security zone planned for Ground Zero, once completed, will inhibit active pedestrian streetscapes (New York Times). A new survey has found that 57 percent of small businesses were closed or displaced as a result of the 2004 Downtown Brooklyn Rezoning (New York Daily News).

– Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has approved the Lower East Side rezoning (New York Observer). As the proposed Coney Island rezoning is yet to be certified, amusement park operators wonder whether they will be granted another year extension on their leases (Brooklyn Pape

– The Polshek addition to the Museum of the City of New York is complete (New York Times). Manhattan Community Board 2 has developed an inventory of possible new sites for public green spaces (Villager).