Cornegy Throws Support Behind Industry City Rezoning

Amid growing support amongst city council members, Industry City officials yesterday indicated they will move forward with their rezoning application, despite opposition from City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (D-Sunset Park, Red Hook), who represents the waterfront district where Industry City – the city’s largest privately-owned industrial complex – is located.

“We find ourselves at a historically precarious junction and it is not an exaggeration to suggest that the City Council is now faced with a decision that will help to determine which economic path we ultimately take. And if we’ve learned one thing over the past several months, it’s that in a crisis of generational proportions, the City and its institutions can no longer afford to default to ‘well, that’s the way we’ve always done it,’” wrote Cornegy in a letter to City Council Speaker Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan).

Photo by Emily Sanborn Amid growing support amongst city council members, Industry City officials yesterday indicated they will move forward with their rezoning application, despite opposition from City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (D-Sunset Park, Red Hook), who represents the waterfront district where Industry City – the city’s largest privately-owned industrial […]

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