Watch the City Planning Hearing on LES Supertalls [VIDEO]

Posted on: October 25th, 2018 at 5:05 am by

The new Lower East Side waterfront

One week ago, the City Planning Commission held a public hearing on the deluge of development slated for the Lower East Side waterfront.

It was a marathon session attended by dozens in the community, plus the developers who are collectively vying to add additional luxury towers in Two Bridges.

The day was stacked with testimony, in which more than one hundred people, from local populace to elected officials, spoke about the three proposed skyscrapers. The hearing was at capacity with a long queue for the remaining overflow. And almost all speakers were against the towers, insisting that the out-of-scale projects be subject to the Uniform Land Review Process.

So, in case you couldn’t clear your schedule last week, the hearing itself is now available to watch on YouTube.

Meanwhile, the City Planning Commission has yet to schedule a date for vote, but will likely make its final determination within thirty days

https://youtu.be/6M24Mgb2ySM

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