Ok, so just about every Queens neighborhood has cried out for downzoning (except Dutch Kills, who got tricked into thinking that upzoning was a fantastic idea despite their brush with 19th century living last summer).
Rosedale wants rezoning
Maybe it's time to call for a moratorium on building in each community seeking downzoning until the studies are finished. This will prevent unscrupulous developers from ripping down homes and pouring foundations to beat the zoning clock and then leaving construction sites sitting dormant for years.
Last year, Councilman Jim Oddo of Staten Island said that it may be a good idea and that he would look into it, but then he became preoccupied with more important issues, such as banning metal baseball bats.