Author: Jorge Fontan AIA

About Jorge Fontan AIA

Author Jorge Fontan AIA

This post was written by Jorge Fontan, a Registered Architect and owner of Fontan Architecture.

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The Fontan Architecture Blog

The Fontan Architecture Blog is written by Jorge Fontan AIA and the team at Fontan Architecture. This blog aims to educate people who are looking to do any form of construction or property development.   Architecture Blog Fontan Architecture  This is our 100th blog post and I thought I...

C6-2 Zoning NYC

C6-2 Zoning is a General Central Commercial Zoning District in NYC. In C6-2 you can build a variety of commercial building uses, community facilities and residential buildings.   C6-2 Zoning The C6-2 Zoning District is a sub district of C6 Zoning in NYC. C6 is a general central...

C5-2 Zoning NYC massing diagram

C5-2 Zoning NYC

C5-2 Zoning is a commercial zoning district in NYC. In C5-2 you can build a variety of commercial building uses, community facilities and residential buildings with tall buildings and high floor areas.   C5-2 Zoning The C5-2 Zoning District is a sub district of C5 Zoning in NYC....

C4-2 Zoning NYC

C4-2 Zoning is a General Commercial Zoning district in NYC. In C4-2 you can build a variety of commercial building uses, community facilities, and residential buildings.   C4-2 Zoning   C4-2 Zoning Regulations The C4-2 is a General Commercial Zoning District with residential and commercial uses. These are mapped in...

R4 Zoning NYC Multi family building

R4 Zoning NYC

R4 Zoning is a residential zoning district in NYC that allows for one family and two family as well as small multifamily residential building. You can build detached, semi detached, and attached buildings in R4 Zoning.   R4 ZONING  This post will focus on regular R4 but, there...

R4-1 Zoning NYC

R4-1 Zoning NYC

R4-1 Zoning is a residential zoning district in NYC that allows for one family and two family residences only. You can build detached, semi detached, and zero lot line buildings. R4-1 zones often have small homes built individually or in pairs.   R4-1 ZONING  R4-1 is a sub...

Special Zoning NYC Clinton CL

NYC Special Zoning Districts

New York City is broken into many different zoning districts. In certain areas there are Special Purpose Districts that have additional regulations beyond the basic underlying district. Unless otherwise indicated in the code for the Special Zoning District, the requirements for the underlying zoning district...

Commercial Zoning NYC

Commercial Zoning NYC

New York City is broken into many zoning districts. Residential, Commercial, and Manufacturing. Commercial Zoning is divided into districts with different regulations governing buildable area, building height, use and a variety of other matters. Most Commercial districts have equivalent residential zones.   Commercial Zoning Districts NYC Commercial zoning allows...