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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Historic Districts Council Newsstand

Monday • October 20 • 6:30 PM

Neighborhood activists and preservationists claim that changes in zoning regulations and new construction are destroying the character of New York. Public officials and pro-development forces maintain that in order to compete with other global cities, New York must continue on its current course of development and that there are ways to do this sustainably. Hope Cohen, deputy director of the Center for Rethinking Development in New York City, will moderate a panel discussion with Tom Angotti, director of Hunter College’s Center for Community Planning & Development and author of New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate (MIT Press, November 2008); Carlton A. Brown, founding partner and chief operating officer of Full Spectrum; Steven Spinola, president, The Real Estate Board of New York; and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Reservations required. $5 for Museum members, seniors, and students; $9 for non-members.For reservations and program information, call (212) 534-1672, ext. 3395.Museum of the City of New York1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street(212) 534-1672
Historic Districts Council Newsstand
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