SELECTED RESUMES: Jeff Reuben
JEFF REUBEN, AICP
Mr. Reuben has over fifteen years of experience in urban and transportation planning. His responsibilities at PHA have included preparation of environmental assessments and associated analyses of project-related impacts on land use and zoning, socioeconomic conditions, community facilities, traffic and transportation, and other environmental issues; and also preparation of land use review applications. He recently completed an EAS for a proposed rezoning and disposition of City-owned land in the Clinton section of Manhattan to facilitate new housing by private and non-profit developers. He was also recently the project manager for a rezoning and demapping project for Brooklyn College.
Mr. Reuben recently completed the EAS for the proposed disposition of City-owned property for the Greenpoint Landing project in Brooklyn that would result in the creation of market rate and affordable housing, waterfront public open space, and a new public school.
Mr. Reuben prepared the EAS for the proposed expansion of Chelsea Market, a project which includes approximately 250,000 sq. ft. of commercial office space and an approximately 150-room hotel. He also prepared the EAS for NYC HHC's Goldwater North development in Manhattan, which involves the conversion and expansion of a former hospital building into a Skilled Nursing Facility and Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH).
Mr. Reuben prepared the EAS for the proposed commercial development at 437 West 13th Street in Manhattan. Previously, Mr. Reuben was also the project manager for the EIS for 770 Eleventh Avenue (aka Mercedes House), a major mixed use development recently completed in the Clinton neighborhood of Manhattan.
Mr. Reuben was the project manager for the EIS for the High Line open space and a major City-sponsored rezoning in the West Chelsea area of Manhattan. Environmental areas of concern on this project included socioeconomic conditions; community facilities; open space; urban design/visual resources; and transportation. Other projects include an EIS for a proposed City-sponsored rezoning in the Hudson Square area of Manhattan Community District 2 as well as EASs for planned expansions to ten separate existing Empire Zone economic development areas spread across the five boroughs of New York City.
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1998 University of Illinois at Chicago
Master of Urban Planning & Policy
1991 University of Colorado
B.A. Political Science and History
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