River North (formerly Liberty Towers) - Environmental Impact Statement

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On August 20, 2021, the New York City Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City Planning Commission as lead agency, issued a Notice of Completion for a  PDF Document Notice of Completion for a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for River North (formerly Liberty Towers).

The public hearing was held in person in the NYC City Planning Commission Hearing Room, Lower Concourse, 120 Broadway, New York, NY and accessible remotely, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 10:00 am in conjunction with the City Planning Commission’s public hearing pursuant to ULURP.  Written comments on the DEIS were received and considered by the Lead Agency through Monday, July 26, 2021. The FEIS incorporates responses to the public comments received on the DEIS and updated analysis conducted subsequent to the completion of the DEIS.

PDF Document The files below are in PDF format.

Cover and Table of Contents
Foreword
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 – Project Description
Chapter 2 – Socioeconomic Conditions
Chapter 3 – Open Space
Chapter 4 – Hazardous Materials
Chapter 5 – Transportation
Chapter 6 – Air Quality
Chapter 7 – Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change
Chapter 8 – Noise
Chapter 9 – Public Health
Chapter 10 – Neighborhood Character
Chapter 11 – Construction
Chapter 12 – Alternatives
Chapter 13 – Mitigation
Chapter 14 – Unavoidable Adverse Impacts
Chapter 15 – Growth-Inducing Aspects
Chapter 16 – Irreversible and Irretrievable Commitment of Resources
Chapter 17 – Responses to Comments
Appendices:
Appendix A – Architectural Drawings
Appendix B – Proposed Zoning Text Amendments
Appendix C – Reasonable Worst Case Development Scenario
Appendix D – Hazardous Materials
Appendix E – Transportation
Appendix F – Construction
Appendix G – DEIS Comments Received