Midtown East Rezoning


Midtown East Rezoning

City Expected To Receive Midtown East Rezoning Recommendations This Summer

A committee assigned to propose changes for Midtown East’s zoning is expected to submit plans with the City by June 30th, hopefully facilitating a rezoning that would be formally crafted by the Department of Planning. The rezoning may give developers a boost in FAR in return for funding transit improvements. Also, developers may be able to transfer air rights from landmarked buildings to other properties within the district as-of-right, according The Wall Street Journal.


One Vanderbilt

SL Green’s One Vanderbilt Moves Another Step Closer to Reality

The City Council has voted to approve the re-zoning of a five-block stretch of Vanderbilt Avenue in Midtown East, per Capital New York. SL Green’s proposed 67-story, 1,501-foot-tall  One Vanderbilt is the first building to maneuver the rezoning, and a full-council vote could come as early as the end of May. SL Green is funding $220 million in transportation improvements for Grand Central, and completion is expected in 2020.



One Vanderbilt

New Look: One Vanderbilt

UPDATE: A rep for SL Green sent along word that the design continues to be revised, and the images included here are not final. A fresh set of renderings for SL Green’s One Vanderbilt have appeared online, giving two new pedestrian-level…

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