In the Rezone: A rezoning proposal for a three...

Zoe Rosenberg
Curbed New York
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A rezoning proposal for a three block area in Ridgwood bounded by Woodward and Onderdonk avenues and Starr Street and Flushing Avenue is up before City Council. The proposal is vying to bring an 88-apartment building to 176 Woodward Avenue, right, and an eight-apartment building to the area. Some fear the rezoning would usher gentrification into the neighborhood, while others believe it would reduce crime in the area. To date, CB5, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, and the City Planning Commission have approved the rezoning. [TL; previously]