NYC Passes Zoning For Commercial Development on Governors Island

East, Ticker
Thursday, July 25, 2013
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Governors Island (Courtesy of The Trust  Governors Island)

Yesterday City Council green lighted new zoning to allow commercial development in 40 historic structures on Governors Island. This change will introduce restaurants and retail establishments to the sleepy, mostly park-filled island, and also help to generate revenue for the upkeep and operations of the island’s parkland. One stipulation of the rezoning is a commitment from The Trust for Governors Island to use union labor for all construction projects. (Photo: Courtesy Trust for Governors Island)

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