Activists Protests Armory Plan


Activists protests Armory plan

A spokeswoman for NYC Communities for Change said that protests will continue Nov. 2 at 250 Broadway in front of the Manhattan office for Councilmember Laurie Cumbo (D) whose district includes Fort Greene, Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights.
Activists argue that the ball is now in Cumbo’s court after the NYC Planning Commission on Oct. 30 voted 11-1 in favor of the redevelopment plan for the Bedford-Union Armory located at 1579 Bedford Ave. Two people were arrested at the CPB meeting. According to sources, 50 protesters were present.
The plan calls for 20 percent affordable housing, which does not square with activists and politicians who …

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