The only no vote came from Community Board 7's Chair Eugene Kelty.
The board's land use committee, including CB 7 Chair Gene Kelty, voted down the permit in a meeting last week.
But a pair of letters detailing a list of new promises by the developer and city swayed them at the last minute.
"I changed my vote tonight because I had papers in front of me that I felt comfortable with," Kelty
chair Eugene Kelty
had an issue with how NYCEDC
was moving workers and the small businesses out of the area.
needed more answers on the relocation, or he
would vote against the plan.
"The money they make there, fixing those cars, feeds their families," he
told CB 7
five years ago that tenants would be relocated before the properties they rented were sold to the city.