Members of Kingsbridge Armory Development Alliance rallied in front of the landmarked facility last October.
The New York Times highlighted the issues and tensions surrounding the local demand for a Community Benefits Agreement for the Kingsbridge Armory in a June 25 article.
Members of the Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment Alliance say, before they can support the Related Companies plans for rehabbing the facility, they want a signed agreement laying out wages and hiring standards for workers and tenants.and guarantees concerning community space and facilities.
Related says they're more accustomed to working with the local community board -- in this case, Community Board 7. Board 7 chair Greg Faulkner tells the Times, "There are more voices than KARA."
And the city is opposed to a CBA, arguing that the city's land use process provides "ample opportunity for the community's voices to be heard."
Read the whole article here.