Lawsuit halts controversial Crown Heights rezoning

A Kings County Supreme Court judge granted a temporary restraining order on Nov. 10 halting the certification of a controversial Crown Heights rezoning that neighborhood activists allege skipped out on crucial community input.

The order temporarily prevents the rezoning application for 960 Franklin Ave. from moving forward as it snakes through the city’s land-use process, which local residents Alicia Boyd, Lashaun Ellis, and Michael Hollingsworth say has been botched by “backroom deals.”

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A Kings County Supreme Court judge granted a temporary restraining order on Nov. 10 halting the certification of a controversial Crown […]

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