Minerva Update

As we previously reported, efforts are underway by Green-Wood Cemetery to have the City adopt a "197-a plan" pursuant to which protection of the scenic view corridor from the Statue of Minerva on Battle Hill to the Statue of Liberty would become City policy, informing land use and permit proceedings. Last Thursday, the land use committees of Community Boards 6 and 7 held a joint public meeting on Battle Hill and each recommended unanimously that their boards sponsor the plan. The boards will schedule votes on the proposal at their September meetings.

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