Arthur Huh is a planning and development specialist in Herrick's Land Use & Zoning Group, where he assists clients on all aspects of zoning and land use regulations.
Arthur has extensive experience in New York City planning, zoning and historic preservation issues. Prior to joining Herrick, Arthur spent ten years working for the City of New York, reviewing and managing a broad range of public and private land use initiatives.
Most recently, Arthur was a City Planner with the Department of City Planning’s Manhattan Borough Office, where he managed discretionary land use actions from the pre-application phase through City Council approval. He presented all types of proposals to the City Planning Commission and affected Community Boards; worked with internal divisions within the agency including Counsel, Urban Design, Technical Review and Environmental Review; briefed the Chairperson; and contributed to policy recommendations for major land use projects.
Arthur’s project experience while with the Department of City Planning includes the City’s Seward Park mixed-use development project, the East Village/Lower East Side Rezoning, and the Third Avenue Corridor Rezoning. Arthur also worked in City Planning’s Queens Borough Office, leading the City’s R2A rezoning proposal for low-density residential areas in eastern Queens.
Prior to working at the Department of City Planning, Arthur spent two years at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, where he reviewed alteration and new construction proposals, and advised applicants on diverse projects including the Astor Court at the Bronx Zoo, the Harvard Club and several houses of worship across the city.