Lower East Side Links

–The city has agreed to hold off on final approval of the massive new towers in the Two Bridges area until a February hearing. The City Council and Manhattan Borough President filed suit after the City Planning Commission approved the private projects last week. [Courthouse News Service]

–On Wednesday evening, Community Board 3 will resume discussions about a rezoning in the Two Bridges neighborhood. [CB3]

–An art exhibition at the East Broadway “Chinatown Mall” is blasted for using, “misplaced nostalgia for actually existing cultures as a smoke screen for complicity with their destruction, in this case through gentrification.” [4Columns]

–The gallery director responds. [Art News]

–In other 75 East Broadway gentrification news, the fashion label Eckhaus Latta is now ensconced in a small space there. [Wallpaper]