Bizarro Zoning Fight in Williamsburg: Housing Advocates Want City to Build Taller and Bigger

Opponents of a Brooklyn redevelopment project packed a Community Board 1 meeting last night in Williamsburg, drowning out a presentation by the city’s Housing Preservation and Development office, in a battle that could influence City Council primaries in the 33rd and 34th districts this September.

Roughly 50 protesters, armed with signs and a bullhorn, chanted “Open Process” and “Shut It Down” inside a community room at the Swingin’ 60s Senior Center.

After calling for order...

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