Land Use

 

Land Use and Preservation

WHAT CHRISTOPHER WILL DO:

  • Fully implement the Chinatown Working Group plan, placing height limits and protective zoning that will preserve the affordability for residents and small businesses

  • Protect current community-based zoning, acting as a forceful defender for the Special Little Italy District and the Artists in Residence zoning law in SoHo and NoHo

  • Increase the livability of Lower Manhattan by preserving open space, small businesses, and quality of life through pro-active legislation and community initatives

WHAT CHRISTOPHER HAS DONE:

  • Organized rallies to promote and protect community-based zoning in Chinatown, Lower East Side, and SoHo
  • Educated residents about the zoning laws that affect the affordability of their communities
  • Testified at City Planning hearings, stood with his neighbors at Community Board meetings and City Hall hearings to advocate for the zoning needed to prevent the over-development of Lower Manhattan