The Indypendent examines the Harlem community’s continuing concerns about the rezoning of 125th Street (complete with detailed timeline of the rezoning process – beginning in 1981!). Meanwhile, City Room asks, “should all of 125th Street be declared historic?”

HPD presented two plans for the coming Public Place development in Gowanus to Brooklyn Community Board 6, but kept the developers’ identities secret. Those interested, however, can find renderings, complete with developers’ names, over at Curbed. Meanwhile, Brownstoner reports on efforts to create an historic district for the Gowanus Canal. UPDATE: There will be a community meeting on Monday to prepare for the Public Place development’s scoping hearing.

The Wonkster reports that NYC neighborhood resource Everyblock.com is facing trouble in obtaining crime data from the NYPD to contribute to its mapping project. NYC is now lagging behind both Chicago and LA in making this data accessible to the public. In other technology news, the Wonkster also reports that, despite efforts to train City Council Members and their staffers about the web, their webpages remain underutilized.

The Observer visits the Garment District, where local business owners are facing the possibility of a rezoning.

The Architect’s Newspaper reports that the DUMBO Neighborhood Association has responded to news that the City plans to rezone the area with its own rezoning proposal.

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