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.
Vornado Realty Trust and Community Board Five were the 2017 co-recipients of the Tom Kempner Street Fighter Award for leadership in "creating people-friendly streets in Midtown with initiatives like the Plaza 33 Project, sidewalk widening on 32nd Street near Penn Station and other improvements to promote biking and walking."