Daniel L. Squadron's Blog

Planning for Responsible Development in Carroll Gardens

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As a resident and a representative of Carroll Gardens, I continue to support a comprehensive, contextual rezoning of the entire community, from the Gowanus Canal to the water. 


I testified in favor of many elements of the current rezoning proposal, including fifty-foot height limits to preserve the character of our community and targeted commercial overlays that will protect residential side streets.  I also expressed some concerns, like height limits and density that seem too tall for portions of Clinton and Henry Streets, as well as President Street and First Place.


See the attached pdf for a copy of my testimony.