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Welcome to one of the most exciting Community Boards in New York City. Manhattan Community Board Five represents many diverse and interesting groups, neighborhoods, districts, industries and tourist destinations.

From Bryant Park to Central Park, from the Garment District to the Theater District, from The Empire State Building to Grand Central Station, Community Board Five is home to countless world-class destinations, with more than 50 million visitors each year.

We represent the businesses, residents, tourists and students of this extraordinary district, and we strive to work with and represent all these segments of our community.

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Community Boards weigh in on issues including real estate development, historic preservation, and approval of liquor licenses. Becoming a member is one of the best ways to make sure the needs of you and your neighbors are met. Apply today:

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