Approved by the City Council, the act will make the neighborhood more of a mixed-use area while maintaining some manufacturing.
Television personality and entrepreneur Margaret Josephs said the case is not over yet.
The online media site, with content geared for the college set, will now get into the conference space.
The artisan fashion economy is estimated to be $34 billion, and is said to be the second largest employer of women in developing countries.
The entrepreneur is to receive the Doctor of Fine Arts Honorary Degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology today.
The online program consists of seven courses that give students an in-depth introduction to the beauty industry.
The Illinois-born Norell began designing costumes at Paramount Pictures in Astoria, N.Y., before staking his claim in the American fashion landscape on Seventh Avenue.
The Fashion Institute of Technology has selected 23 designers for participation in the FIT Design Entrepreneurs program.
Students will learn how to optimize predictive analytics to inform design and merchandising decisions.
Swiss-based company Archroma and the Fashion Institute of Technology partnered to create the Archroma Color Center @FIT.
Graduate students in FIT’s Professional Studies in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management program explored ways brands can adapt to changing retail and consumer preferences.
The new FIT-PAVE program was conceived by Ignaz Gorischek.