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:
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. …

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

No to this

Sunday May 30, 2021
Roger Manning, Metro Area Governors Island Coalition (M.A.G.I.C.)
governorsislandcoalition[AT] | (email to request phone number)
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. …

M.A.G.I.C. 4-20-21 Gotham Gazette op-ed: With ‘Friends’ Like That …

gothamgazette op-ed header 4-20-21

With ‘Friends’ Like That — Friends of Governors Island’s Misguided Plan
April 20, 2021 | by Roger Manning & Allie Ryan
The Friends of Governors Island’s (FGI) main rationale for the proposed Governors Island Rezoning Plan — making Governors Island financially self-sufficient and accessible year round — isn’t supported and doesn’t justify turning the “172-acre oasis” …

Op-ed: Governors Island: Can the Trust be trusted? – Village Sun 4/6/21

Governors Island: Can the Trust be trusted?
April 6, 2021
BY ROGER MANNING | Governors Island, first used by the Lenape people, was the first Dutch settlement in New York and instrumental in the escape of Washington’s army in 1776. The island, formerly an Army and then a Coast Guard base, …

National Trust for Historic Preservation statement, Feb 16, 2021

National Trust for Historic Preservation

February 16, 2021
Calendar Information Office – 31st Floor 120 Broadway
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271
RE: Governors Island Rezoning Application Number: N 210126 ZRM
Dear City Planning Commissioner:
The National Trust for Historic Preservation1 writes in opposition to the proposed rezoning of Governors Island in Manhattan, …

NYS Assemblymember Glick CPC Testimony, Feb 3, 2021

Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick

Download the PDF
Testimony of Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick
Submitted to the New York City City Planning Commission
Regarding the Governors Island ULURP Application
February 3, 2021
The Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted every level of city life, including the processes through which future large scale developments are approved. …