Intense Focus on Treno-Fifth Block

In an effort to stimulate much-needed private investment along North Avenue, this week, the City Council voted unanimously to designate the well-respected planning firm AKRF to undertake a detailed land use analysis of the North Avenue corridor from Eastchester Road to Huguenot Street that will likely culminate in changes to our zoning and planning standards. At the same time, the Council received a request from the Young Companies for comprehensive redevelopment of the Fifth Avenue to Treno Street block. This area will receive intensive scrutiny in AKRF’s review, so that we can respond intelligently to the Young development proposal.