New York City Land Use CLE 2018

Presented by the Center for New York City Law, The Center for Real Estate Studies, and The New York City Law Department


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.


New York Law School 185 West Broadway (between Worth and Leonard Streets)


3.0 Transitional and Nontransitional CLE Credits in Professional Practice


$120 registration fee

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Law Department attorneys and City Agency attorneys interested in attending should send an email to with the subject line “March 28” and the Law Department CLE office will confirm by March 20th whether they are able to accommodate your registration at no cost to you or your agency.


 1:30pm – 2:00pm       Event check-in

2:00pm – 2:50pm       Panel 1: The History of Hudson Yards

  • Panel Leader: James McSpiritt
  • Panelists: Marvin Markus and Marc Ricks
    • Land Use: How did the land use plan for Hudson Yards develop over time?
    • Who were the players and what were their roles?
    • Financing: What innovative land use and financing tools were used and why were they needed?

2:55pm – 3:45pm       Panel 2: Hudson Yards Today

  • Panel Leader: Michael Moore
  • Panelists: Alan Anders, Andrew Cantor and Josh Goldstein
    • Buildings and infrastructure
      • Open space
      • Use of TDRs and DIB
      • Use of IDA assistance
    • Financing
      • Recurring and non-recurring revenues
      • Refinancing and move to serialized bonds
    • Report Card: Have predictions and goals for Hudson Yards been met?

3:45pm – 4:00pm       BREAK

4:00pm – 4:50pm       Panel 3: What the City is thinking and doing now in development planning

  • Panel Leader: Anita Laremont
  • Panelists: Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and David Karnovsky
    • How did Hudson Yards affect thinking about Manhattan core for East Midtown rezoning?
    • Sunnyside Yards: Another MTA track-decking proposal
    • How might financing techniques used at Hudson Yards be exported or adapted for other projects?



Seats will only be held after receiving full payment. If you would rather not use our online payment option, Mastercard and Visa payments (not AMEX) can be made over the phone at (212) 431-2855. Checks should be made payable to “New York Law School” and mailed to:

Lillian Valle-Santiago
Center for New York City Law 
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013-2921

For those who register online, but opt to send in a check for payment, checks must be received within 1 week after registration. However, if you register on or after March 19th payment must be received immediately in order to hold your seat. Late payment will result in your seat going to someone on the waiting list. 

If your schedule changes and you are unable to attend, please note the deadline to request a refund is March 26, 2018.

New York Law School students and faculty: A number of comped spots are available for current, active NYLS students and faculty members. If you would like to attend this program, please e-mail Lillian Valle-Santiago at to make arrangements.CLE financial aid assistance is available. Application for financial aid assistance must be received no later than three weeks prior to a course offering. To view the New York Law School financial aid policies for CLE events, please visit more information? Require special accommodations? Contact coordinator Lillian Valle-Santiago at 212.431.2855 or York Law School has been certified by the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. This program is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.