City outlines East Harlem rezoning proposal

City officials on Tuesday presented zoning changes in East Harlem that would allow buildings up to 30 stories tall.

The Department of City Planning laid out a rezoning plan for the neighborhood that would pave the way for buildings of up to 30 stories along part of East 125th Street and Park Avenue between 115th and 124th streets, Politico reported. The plan would also create districts within the rezoning area with their own set of specific rules. For instance, a “special transit land use district” would require developments adjacent to the Second Avenue subway platforms to set aside space for the rail and infrastructure.

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