East River Battle Rages for At Least One More Day

danielgarodnick 1 East River Battle Rages for At Least One More DayWith negotiations ongoing between Councilman Daniel Garodnick and developer Sheldon Solow, today yielded yet another scheduled-then-canceled City Council vote on the proposed $4 billion mixed-use project just south of the United Nations.

Another vote is scheduled for tomorrow at 9 a.m., and this one can only be pushed by a matter of hours, as the Council must vote on the project tomorrow if it is to be approved.

If it is not to be approved, the land would retain its current zoning for industrial uses, and development of the residential and office towers desired by Mr. Solow would be impossible.

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