Opposition threatens to wound Blood Center's planned $750M UES redevelopment

The New York Blood Center‘s $750 million plan to expand its Upper East Side headquarters into a tower of life science research has run up against fierce opposition as it winds its way through the city’s land-use review process.

Its proposal, announced in October, is a partnership with Longfellow Real Estate Partners to replace its East 67th Street center with a 16-story, 596,000-square-foot building. The Blood Center would occupy about a third of the building. Longfellow, a Boston-based life science developer, would lease the rest to roughly three to 10 companies.

The Blood Center, a nonprofit, has said the redevelopment would enable it

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