The City Planning Comm- ission unanim- ously passed the massive rezoning of 368 blocks in Jamaica last week, as the plan heads to the City Council for final approval.
Jamaica Rezoning Passes City Planning Commission
Paul Graziano, an independent urban planning consultant from Flushing, said there are many areas of concern in the plan, which he believes attempts too many sweeping changes at the same time.
"The City Council will not support it the way it is now," he said. "The question is, how much will they change it?"
Photo of Ashmead Park Playground taken 1914, from New York City Parks Photo Archive