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Polarizing Debate Over $500M West Side Contract: Women’s Shelter or Affordable Housing?

A West Side construction project on the border of Hell’s Kitchen and the Upper West Side has triggered a polarizing debate: Should a $500 million 40-year City contract awarded to Project Renewal for a women’s shelter be better spent on affordable housing? Councilmember Gale Brewer and local activists argue for the latter, while the non-profit […]