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Zoning

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Wait, come back here!!  Zoning is RIDICULOUSLY important and surprisingly interesting.  In Episode Z, your hosts Kate and Kathleen take you through the ups and downs of NYC zoning.  From the Equitable Building, which scared everyone into creating the city's first official land- use regulations, to the wildly popular "tower in a park" model of building, to today's Special Districts, you'll see how zoning affects your life in ways you never imagined.

Our Facebook page, full of the images you'll need to really appreciate the buildings we discuss.

Here's a list of all the Special Districts in the city.  It's interesting to see what the city considers important enough to preserve, by using zoning.

The best art deco buildings in the city.

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