NEW YORK CITY–Nearly 200 people rallied on Wednesday night forzoning in the Village and East Village. The protest was held acrossfrom the four low-rise buildings on the northeast corner ofThird Ave. and St. Mark's Place. Those structures will bedemolished for Real Estate Equities Corporation's construction of a$150 million office building. Citing multiple, large-scalebuildings underway in the neighborhood, the Greenwich VillageSociety for Historic Preservation wants approval ofthe UnionSquare Tech Hub contingent upon zoning protections againstoverdevelopment.

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Betsy Kim

Betsy Kim was the bureau chief, East Coast, and New York City reporter for Real Estate Forum and As a lawyer and journalist, Betsy has worked as the director of editorial and content for LexisNexis, a TV/multi-media journalist for NBC and CBS affiliated TV stations in the Midwest, and an associate producer at Court TV.