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Why I Turned Comments Off On My Blog

I am Jorge Fontan an architect and I have been blogging since February 1st 2016 on subjects in and around architecture. Since the beginning I have allowed comments on my blog, but the time has come end comments. For those few people that actually leave good, useful,...

5 Stupidest Zoning Laws in NYC

5 Stupidest Zoning Laws in NYC

New York City has very convoluted, sometimes draconian, Zoning Laws. As a massive city it is understandable that we would have extensive regulations on property development, but in my opinion some parts of the NYC Zoning Resolution may go a little too far. I am an...

M1-6D Zoning NYC

M1-6D Zoning NYC

M1-6D Zoning is a Light Manufacturing Zoning district in NYC. In the M1-6D district there are multiple uses you can develop including manufacturing, commercial, community facility, and potentially residential in certain cases. You can find M1-6D Zoning in Manhattan,...

M1-4D Zoning NYC

M1-4D Zoning NYC

M1-4D Zoning is a Light Manufacturing Zoning district in NYC. In the M1-4D district there are multiple uses you can develop including manufacturing, commercial, community facility, and residential in certain cases. You can find M1-4D Zoning in Queens, NY.   M1D...

M1-2D Zoning NYC

M1-2D Zoning NYC

M1-2D Zoning is a Light Manufacturing Zoning district in NYC. In the M1-2D district there are multiple uses you can develop including manufacturing, commercial, community facility, and residential in certain cases. You can find M1-2D Zoning in Brooklyn, NY.   M1D...