PRESS RELEASE: Governors Island Rezoning Challenge in Court Aug 2, 2022 – New Digital Visualizations Gallery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2022

Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
https://govislandcoalition.org
MEDIA CONTACT: Roger Manning GovernorsIslandCoalition@gmail.com
 
PRESS RELEASE: Governors Island Rezoning Challenge in Court Aug 2, 2022 – New Digital Visualizations Gallery
 
A virtual New York State Supreme Court hearing is scheduled for Tuesday Aug 2, …

Regarding Open House New York’s 2/8/22 GI event

GI shadow sweeps

Subject: 2/8/22 Projects in Planning – Governors Island Issues
The event:
https://ohny.org/activity/center-for-climate-solutions-governors-island
Open House New York,
Towards Open House New York’s goal, “to deepen public awareness and understanding of notable developments on the boards across the five boroughs”, this email aims to supplement information presented by the Trust for Governors Island. …

M.A.G.I.C. lawsuit – archpaper.com – 11/16/2021

M.A.G.I.C. Thinking
A M.A.G.I.C. lawsuit hopes to halt the Governors Island rezoning
By Matt Hickman • November 16, 2021 • Development, East, News, Urbanism
Roger Manning, co-founder of the Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.), has filed an article 78 lawsuit against New York City seeking to nullify the rezoning of the southern end of Governors Island. …

PRESS RELEASE: M.A.G.I.C. Governors Island – Lawsuit Filed Against The Rezoning

no to this

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, November 15, 2021
MEDIA CONTACT:
Roger Manning
GovernorsIslandCoalitionATgmail.com
(Phone number upon request)
Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
https://govislandcoalition.org
GOVERNORS ISLAND – LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE REZONING
An Article 78 lawsuit has been filed against the the City’s egregious May 2021 rezoning on Governors Island. …

Press Release: Governors Island, the facts – City Council lets NYC down – Chin and and Rosenthal dismiss the public

No to this

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday May 30, 2021
CONTACT:
Roger Manning, Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
governorsislandcoalition[AT]gmail.com | (email to request phone number)
https://govislandcoalition.org
Governors Island, the facts – City Council lets NYC down – Chin and and Rosenthal dismiss the public
On May 27th 2021 the New York City Council approved a rezoning that will bring in high-density high-rise development to the southern area of Governors Island which currently serves as a unique bucolic green oasis belonging to all New Yorkers. …

PRESS RELEASE 5-12-21: The Current Governors Island Rezoning Proposal Needs to be Withdrawn Completely

Trees Not Towers on Governors Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
CONTACT:
Roger Manning, Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
governorsislandcoalition[AT]gmail.com | (email to request phone number)
govislandcoalition.org
The Current Governors Island Rezoning Proposal Needs to be Withdrawn Completely
On Tuesday May 11th the City Council Land Use Committee approved a severely inadequate set of modifications to the fiscally and environmentally irresponsible Governors Island rezoning proposal. …

City Council Land Use Vote May 11, 2021

Today the City Council Land Use Committee approved a severely inadequate set of modifications (see below) to the fiscally and environmentally irresponsible Governors Island rezoning proposal. These council members have set themselves up for a legacy to be known to usher a “Penn Station 1963 2.0” where a precious public jewel is greedily devoured at the taxpayers’ …

Governors Island rezoning inches closer to final vote – The Real Deal 5-11-21

Proposal was approved with a few changes
New York
May 11, 2021 04:46 PM
By Kathryn Brenzel
The rezoning of Governors Island is nearing a final vote, albeit with a few tweaks and limitations on new development.
The City Council’s land use committee on Tuesday voted in favor of the proposal, …