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Real Estate Alert
December 2014
Mara B. Levin, Douglas P. Heller, Alan R. Lyons
Herrick's December 2014 Real Estate Alert covers a number of topics of interest, including the impact of the NYC Fair Wages Act on businesses leasing space in New York City, a new state law requiring residential leases to have a sprinkler maintenance notice, and an update on Congress' efforts to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.
What's Your Sign
August 6, 2013
Michael A. Smith
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
Michael Smith authored the post "What's Your Sign" which discusses the regulations behind the design of NYC's street name signs, and among other things, why many of the street name signs in use today will be replaced over the next several years.
Who's Who in New York City Land Use: A Beginner's Guide to City Agencies
July 30, 2013
Arthur Huh
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Arthur Huh authored the post "Who's Who in New York City Land Use: A Beginner's Guide to City Agencies" which provides a primer on some of the key players in local government who share some responsibility for writing, interpreting and applying the myriad rules and regulations one must navigate long before – and sometimes long after – the proverbial “first shovel” goes into the ground.
Too much manufacturing or too little?
July 23, 2013
Mitchell Korbey
ZONE: Land Use and Environmental Blog
The NJ Edge Studio
Spring 2013
Hunter College Masters of Urban Planning
As a professor in the Hunter College Master of Urban Planning Program, Richard Bass supervised a project called "The NJ Edge Studio," a student-created plan to reposition the Lackawanna Center in New Jersey, bridging the gap between Hoboken and Jersey City, and redeveloping the area based on its current condition and needs. This plan would establish a livable community and transform a former industrial railroad hub into a vibrant, mixed-use community. Please click on the attachments to read more.
A Primer for Acquiring Inclusionary Air Rights in NYC
January 2, 2013
Jennifer A. Dickson, Michael A. Smith
Law360
Michael Smith and Jennifer Dickson co-authored an article entitled “A Primer for Acquiring Inclusionary Air Rights in NYC.” The article addresses the process of acquiring inclusionary air rights which, for the unfamiliar, can be fraught with foreign jargon.
'Occupy'ing the Zoning Resolution
January 18, 2012
Eldad Gothelf
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The Next 50
December 8, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
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Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) Abolished
November 21, 2011
Richard Bass
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DEC Weighs In On Fracking: Proposes Permitting with Restrictions
July 12, 2011
Louis A. Evans
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Supreme Court Affirms EPA Authority to Regulate Greenhouse Gas
June 28, 2011
Louis A. Evans
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Zoning: What's the point?
June 21, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
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Supreme Court: EPA Free to Use UAO Mechanism
June 16, 2011
Louis A. Evans
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What Changes Behavior?
May 12, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
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Rezoning Plan for Fur District Leaves Hoteliers Out in the Cold
April 2011
Mitchell Korbey
Herrick’s Hospitality Group News Alert
Second Avenue Subway: Lessons Learned
Sping 2011
Hunter College Department of Urban Affairs and Planning
As a professor in the Hunter College Master of Urban Planning Program, Richard Bass supervised a project called "Second Avenue Subway: Lessons Learned" which reviews the nearly century-long plan for an SAS and details its present scope.
The City’s “Quick Response” to Providing Information
March 10
Eldad Gothelf
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GGBP: Time to Pay Attention
March 10, 2011
Eldad Gothelf
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New Zoning Restraints For Local Hotels?
March 2011
Mitchell Korbey
Herrick's Hospitality Group News Alert
Westchester Fair Housing Update: Plan Progressing, But HUD Wants Revisions
February 16, 2011
Richard Bass
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A Bank on Every Corner?
January 7, 2011
Mitchell Korbey
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Can the City’s Decision Makers Keep New York Wal-Mart-Free?
January 10, 2011
Jennifer A. Dickson
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Governor Cuomo Appoints New DEC Commissioner
January 5, 2011
Louis A. Evans
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Zoning For Your Health
January 3, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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The Alleys of New York
December 15, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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Urban Agriculture - Ready For Its Close-Up?
December 3, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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Are You a Certified Artist?
November 15, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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A Clear Message on Sustainable Housing?
Otober 22, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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The Mosque, Zoning, & Community
October 21, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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ARC Project’s Future? Let Your Voice Be Heard
October 21, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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East Harlem's Future
October 19, 2010
Richard Bass
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ULI Conference
October 14, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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ARC Project Pulled!
October 7, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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Greening of the Codes Continues
September 30, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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Designated: Newtown Creek Becomes Second Superfund Site in NYC
September 29, 2010
Louis A. Evans
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Foreclose, Then What?
September 28, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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DOT’s Miracle (on 34th St.)?
September 28, 2010
Mark A. Levine
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SoHo’s Zoning Secret
September 22, 2010
Jennifer A. Dickson
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The Design Commission – Another Obscure, But Vital Agency?
September 16, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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City Program Could Streamline Brownfield Process
September 2, 2010
GlobeSt.com
A new program that allows the NYC Office of Environmental Remediation to investigate some brownfields sites, oversee remediation and -- applying state DEC criteria -- advise that cleanup has been completed properly, gives developers a potentially viable option to redevelop tainted property, Louis Evans writes. He notes that the state's program -- heretofore the only game in town -- offered a relatively protracted and sluggish process and says developers would be wise at least to consider the city program.
On the Waterfront…
August 8, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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City and State Agree on Local Brownfield Cleanup Strategy
August 5, 2010
Louis A. Evans
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The Scope of LPC’s Power
August 5, 2010
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New York Is Twice the Size of LA…and Growing!
July 30, 2010
Mitchell Korbey
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421-a Program: What Does the Future Hold?
July 30, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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Subway Updates – #7 & 2nd Ave
July 30, 2010
Richard Bass
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NYC Zips Into Future With Car Sharing Text Amendment
July 16, 2010
Jennifer A. Dickson
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More Problems With Westchester’s Fair Housing Plan
July 12, 2010
Richard Bass
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A Little Off the Top? – “Illegal” Addition to be Removed
May 6. 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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Judge Sides with City in Adult Use Zoning Case
April 2, 2010
Jennifer A. Dickson
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It’s Just a Facade?
February 19, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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Westchester’s Mt. Laurel – The Next Step
February 4, 2010
Richard Bass
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Second Avenue Subway: Litigation and Compensation
February 4, 2010
Richard Bass
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PACE Yourself: New York State Takes Step Towards Financing Green Retrofits
January 22, 2010
Eldad Gothelf
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Will Energy Usage Data Lead to Different Behavior and Alter Investment?
December 11, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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Eminent Domain Shocker: Columbia University Loses Its Bid; Vows to Appeal
December 4, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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Greener, Greater Buildings Plan Moving Faster, Closer to Reality
December 2, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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Officially Blighted: Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Atlantic Yards
November 24, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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City Planning Commission to Parking on Your Front Lawn: Drop Dead
November 17, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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The Appeal of Zoning
November 16, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
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Get the Lead Out
November 4, 2009
Lori G. Singer
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A Review of Ideas to Revive the Market
November 3, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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Does the Garment District Have Clothes?
November 2, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
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A Future for Barren Plazas?
October 28, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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City Planning’s Rezoning of Sunset Park Faces Legal Challenge
October 27, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
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New York High Court Rules in Stuy Town Case
October 22, 2009
Dennis Sughrue
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Air Rights the Right Way
October 21, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
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161st Street/River Avenue Rezoning
October 21, 2009
Richard Bass
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Westchester’s Mt. Laurel? Affordable Housing Coming to a Suburb Near You
October 19, 2009
Richard Bass
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Stalled Buildings Bill – Jumpstarted!
October 16, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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Gotta Room? New Hotel Zoning Limits in the Works?
October 13, 2009
Mitchell Korbey
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Stalling for Time: ‘Stalled Buildings Bill’ Soon to be Law?
October 13, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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The 421-a Program: Market Based Changes
October 13, 2009
Jennifer A. Dickson
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Brownfield Programs - Coming to NYC!
October 13, 2009
Eldad Gothelf
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A Tale of Three Northern Manhattan Communities: Case Studies of Political Empowerment in the Planning and Development Process
January 2004
Richard Bass, Cuz Potter
Fordham Urban Law Journal
Richard Bass co-authors "A Tale of Three Northern Manhattan Communities: Case Studies of Political Empowerment in the Planning and Development Process."
States Address Development of 'Slightly' Contaminated Land
November 17, 1993
Mark A. Levine
New York Law Journal, P. 1, Col. 1.
Mark Levine's article "States Address Development of 'Slightly' Contaminated Land" appears in New York Law Journal.