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Apr 19

Bike Parking in MHK

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 4:46 PM by Kristen Isch

Cycling is becoming a bigger and bigger part of the Manhattan lifestyle. Over the last 10 years, the linear footage of designated bike routes within the City has more than tripled. In that same time, the number of citizens biking to work has nearly doubled. Currently, about 1 in 50 Manhattanites bike to work on a daily basis, which is over 3x the national average! 

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Apr 06

Nonconformities

Posted on April 6, 2018 at 1:25 PM by Vivienne Uccello

Not all nonconformities need to go away. Some are benign and unremarkable—it’s doubtful that anyone notices or is worried that most houses in the Wards are closer to the sidewalks than they are in postwar suburbs. Some may even be over the 35-foot height limit. Guess what? Despite these violations the world keeps chugging along.

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Apr 04

Welcome - How Do UDO

Posted on April 4, 2018 at 4:35 PM by Vivienne Uccello

We, in the Community Development Department, understand that Zoning and Subdivision Regulations are not things most people spend a lot of time thinking about.  These policies and regulations don’t tend to be very exciting or are written in a way that makes you want to read them for entertainment. 

However, these things significantly shape our neighborhoods, shopping centers and where we work and play.  

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Tag(s): zoning, UDO, regulations