A REBNY representative has even said publicly that ULURP “works fine for us: he says that because most ULURP actions get approved without a fight, with minimal changes with little to no objections from community boards. The current ULURP truly only serves big real estate, not the residents of New York City.
Community Conversation July 9 slideshow
Our recent victories…
TONY QUEYLIN and ARNETTE SCOTT
Plaintiffs and Neighborhood Leaders
Outcome 3: ULURP
Diagram Courtesy of
the Center for Urban
ZISHUN NING, Chinese Staff and Workers Assoc.
STEPH KRANES, NMASS, Youth Against Displacement
Call on the City:
Stop the Luxury Towers, Pass Full CWG Plan!
Coalition to Protect Chinatown and LES
As a member of the LES-Chinatown community,
I call on Mayor de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson to:
1. STOP the four illegal luxury mega-towers that the City approved to build in Two
Bridges: these towers will destroy the affordability and character of the Lower East Side and
Chinatown communities. They will raise rents, cause displacement of working people and
small businesses, overburden our infrastructure, pollute our environment and harm our
2. PASS the FULL Chinatown Working Group Rezoning Plan (CWG), a community-led
plan to protect residents, workers and small businesses in Chinatown and LES from
displacement. The CWG Plan prevents out-of-scale development through height limits, and
requires new housing to be truly affordable to our community of working people. By passing
the CWG Plan, we will protect our whole community from displacement for generations to
Pass the full
IDEAS FOR HOW YOU CAN HELP:
➔ Sign and share the petition
➔ Flyer in your building or in small businesses in your
➔ Join us for tabling and outreach
➔ Reach out to us with your feedback/questions
We would love to hear your ideas!
Many thanks to our presenters:
Tony Queylin, Arnette Scott,
Michael Perles, Steph Kranes,
Thank you for coming, join us!
bit.ly/notowersjuly9 (link to presentation)