It’s a fairly easy matter to change the zoning in a neighborhood, just look at Hudson Square (see this article).

That’s why it is important for galleries to get involved with the process and be active with city agencies, especially in West Chelsea. It starts with Community Board 4 meetings. The next meeting is at Roosevelt Hospital, 1000 10th Avenue (59th/59th), 2nd Floor.

Recent Hudson Square Rezoning, allowing for residential development and taller buildings (gray areas).

 

Contact Earl if you want to know more.