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Michelle de la Uz

Michelle de la Uz

  • What's The [Data] Point? $4 Billion, Resetting the Development Debate in New York City

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    Where an Amazon HQ was to be (photo: Kevin P. Coughlin/Governor's Office)


    What's The [Data] Point? Episode 100 -- $4 billion, The Development Discussion [You can download What's The [Data] Point? wherever you get your podcasts, including on iTunes]

    As we continue our series on land use, housing, and development in New York City, we were joined by Michelle de la Uz of Fifth Avenue Committee and the City Planning

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  • De Blasio Planning Appointee Becomes Ardent Foe

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    Mayor de Blasio unveils his housing plan (photo: Ed Reed/Mayor's Office)


    Michelle de la Uz was first appointed to the powerful City Planning Commission in 2012, by then-Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, then re-appointed in 2017 by the current Public Advocate, Letitia James. Over the course of time, and with de Blasio now in his fifth year as mayor, de la Uz has become the most consistent and often lone dissenter on the 13-member commission, voting against a variety of de Blasio’s land use plans.

    During a recent appearance on the ...

  • Max & Murphy Podcast: City Planning Commissioner Michelle de la Uz

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    Ben Max, left, of Gotham Gazette, and Jarrett Murphy, right, of City Limits


    March 19, 2018 - Max & Murphy Podcast: Michelle de la Uz

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    Michelle de la Uz is a commissioner on the City Planning Commission, where she was originally appointed by then-Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, and Executive Director of Fifth Avenue Committee, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit that manages

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