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City Revokes Permits for “Supertall" Building on West 66th Street

"I applaud the Department of Buildings' (DOB) revocation of the permits for the luxury high-rise tower proposed on West 66th Street by the Extell Corporation. "This victory -- at least for now -- came in response to the challenge filed by Landmark...

Joint Statement on the New York City Planning Department’s Proposed Zoning Text Amendment on Mechanical Voids

Statement from Assembly Member Richard Gottfried on the NYC Dept. of Building’s Revocation of Permits for ‘Supertall’ Development on W. 66th Street

New York – Assembly Member Richard N. Gottfried issues the following statement today in response to the New York City Department of Building’s decision to revoke permits for the Extell development on West 66th Street:“I applaud the Department...

Protecting the Right to Gender Identity and Expression: "GENDA" Passes Assembly and Senate, Governor Expected to Sign

The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act ("GENDA," A747/S1047), which protects transgender people under the State Human Rights Law and the hate crimes law, was approved by the Assembly and Senate today and is expected to be signed into law...

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dear friend,Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an extraordinary leader who knew that real change requires action.  Though he was arrested over two dozen times, physically assaulted, and had his home bombed, he never wavered in his pursuit of racial...

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