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Old Posted Oct 6, 2011, 2:21 AM
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Originally Posted by RobertWalpole View Post
I'm pleased that this was denied. This area should be preserved as a lowrise area.
It wasn't actually "denied". The community board predictably came out against it. It's up to City Planning and the City Council to decide. The community stands to lose if this isn't approved.

Quadriad officials argued that if they are unable to reach consensus with the community, the developer will move ahead with an as-of-right plan for the building, which will include no affordable housing units.
Rather than trying to sqeeze everything they can out of developers, its time people started looking at what they are actually getting.
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