Governors Island Building 140 Re-design – June 4th, 2024 LPC Hearing

Governors Island Building 140 - LPC Hearing

June 4th, 2024 9:30am Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) Public Hearing/Public Meeting.
Re-design (upscaling) proposed for Governors Island Building 140 – Governors Island Historic District (Brick Building to the left when coming off the Manhattan ferry).
Attend in person OR online.
Approximate Time:
Manhattan – Block 1 – Lot 111 Zoning R3-2,C4-1 CD: 1
10:45 am – …

May 2024 M.A.G.I.C. Update – Appeal and video

M.A.G.I.C. 6 minute video presentation - The Future of Governors Island?

A Motion For Leave to Appeal for the lawsuit against the egregious 2021 upzoning on Governors Island has been filed with the New York State Court of Appeals pro se by Petitioner- Appellant M.A.G.I.C. co-founder Roger Manning. Motion overview and excerpts plus the M.A.G.I.C. 6 minute video presentation.

Governors Island Rezoning Challenge In Court 2/8/24 – Feb 5th Press Conference Video and Statements.

M.A.G.I.C 2/5/24 Press Conference Video and Statements. In Court 2/8/24

Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
MEDIA CONTACT: Roger Manning
Governors Island Rezoning Challenge – statements and video from Feb 5th Press conference. Court date – Feb 8, 2024
The press conference video:
(Statement transcriptions below.)
Legal fund:
In this notice:
1) Speaker list and Video from 2/5/24 Press conference
2) February 8 court info
3) Statement text from the participants
4) Governors Island overview
5) More Lawsuit overview
6) Links
1) Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.) held a press conference Monday February 5th 2024 in front of the NY State Supreme Court building in Foley Square, …

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governors Island Rezoning Challenge in Court Feb 8, 2024 – Feb 5th Press conference with City Council Member Christopher Marte

Monday, February 5, 2024 – 1:00 pm
Roger Manning, Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.) | (email for phone #)
In this notice:
1) February 8 court info.
2) February 5, 1pm Press Conference info
3) Governors Island overview
4) Lawsuit summary
1) Oral arguments in the Article 78 lawsuit challenging the 2021 Governors Island rezoning currently on appeal to the Appellate Division, …

Lawsuit Upate 10/20/23 – Amicus led by D1 City Council Member Chris Marte

An amicus brief led by Manhattan District 1 City Council Member Christopher Marte supporting the lawsuit to overturn the 2021 rezoning on Governors Island was filed by attorney Chuck Weinstock October 20, 2023. Excerpts below. Download the full brief  HERE [PDF]
– Joining the Council Member on the amicus are the City Club of New York, …

CB1 July 2023 monthly meeting info – Climate Center – Committee Report, Public Comment

GI development zones map

Tuesday, July 25, 2023, 6:00 PM
Community Board 1-Manhattan Monthly Meeting
Manhattan Borough President’s Office
1 Centre Street, 19th Floor – Southside
To sign up to speak, submit written testimony, attend remotely:
Comments on all items: Public Session 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM (1-2 minutes per speaker)
This is an opportunity to comment regarding Governors Island’s future and agenda item L which will come later in the meeting:
L) Waterfront, …

April 2023 M.A.G.I.C. Update

April 2023 Update from Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
The coming year will be critical to the future of Governors Island. If possible please Help spread the word regarding the issues and our efforts. More info and social media links on our homepage
In this post:
1) Legal Update
2) Stop the Chop(pers)
3) Governors Island infrastructure report