Atop the Air Rights Garage on Tuesday, local and state politicians, business owners and community activists gathered to celebrate the Board of Aldermen’s unanimous approval of the Downtown Crossing project the day before — the culmination of a years-long legislative effort to push through New Haven’s largest urban development effort in generations.
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After years of discussion, a plan to reknit the city back together, reclaim some 11 acres of developable land and start to undo the harm of a highway that split neighborhoods 50 years ago, passed unanimously Monday.
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NEW HAVEN — About two dozen people stood on the roof of the Air Rights Garage Tuesday morning, high above the future home of 100 College Street, and celebrated the Board of Aldermen’s unanimous approval of new zoning for the 11-acre Downtown Crossing site.