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February 2013

MONDAY
January 28, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

Bryant Park Corp
111 West 40th Street
Suite 2400 

TRANSPORTATION

Raju Mann, Chair, Chair
Alan Miles, Vice Chair

Agenda: 

 

  • DOT will provide an update on 6 1/2 Avenue 
  • DOT will provide an update on the closure of Northbound Park Avenue (41st Street to 42nd Street)

 

TUESDAY
January 29, 2013
at 4:30 pm
LOCATION:
Xavier High School
30 West 16th St.

TRI-BOARD TASK FORCE ON EAST MIDTOWN

Lola Finkelstein, Chair

Agenda:

 

  • Follow up conversation with the Department of City Planning regarding the following for the East Midtown Rezoning Proposal:

    • General project update
    • District Improvement Fund mechanism
    • An existing condition analysis of the public realm

 

WEDNESDAY
January 30, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Martinique Hotel
49 West 32nd Street @ Broadway

PUBLIC SAFETY & QUALITY OF LIFE

Nicholas Athanail, Chair
Asa Somers , Vice Chair

Agenda: 

 

  • 1133 Broadway, An Entity in Which Lionel Ohayon as Principal - Application for a new on-premises liquor license
  • 79 Madison Avenue, Pranna - Complaints Regarding Noise and Violence

 

MONDAY
February 4, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Bryant Park Corp
111 West 40th Street
Suite 2400

PARKS

Clayton Smith, Chair
Ina Clark, Vice Chair

Agenda: 

  • The Art Production Fund seeks to install a series of sculptures entitledTony Smith 'One-Two-Three' commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the artist's birth. Bryant Park, March 13th, 9am - 6pm. 
  • MATRADE seeks to hold a Malaysian Winter Market including cooking demonstrations  and cultural performances. Bryant Park, February 20th and 21st, 11:30am - 9pm both days.

TUESDAY
February 5, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street
2nd Floor Library 

LANDMARKS

Howard Mendes, Chair
Edward Klimerman, Vice Chair

Agenda: 

  • New York Public Library at 5th Avenue Reading Room Proposed Designation
  • 230 Park Avenue, The Helmsley, proposed walkway project.
  • 126-128 5th Avenue, application for replacement of non-historic infill at the store entry and the installation of a new swing and revolving door on Fifth Avenue and the replacement of the existing illuminated "Gap" signage with new illuminated "Athleta" signage in two locations.
  • 108 5th Avenue, Apt19B, application for renovations and modifications

WEDNESDAY
February 6, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

Note- change of location:

Bryant Park Corp
111 West 40th Street
Suite 2400 

LAND USE & ZONING

Raju Mann, Acting Chair

Agenda:  

  • Renewal of Madison Square Garden's 50-year special permit for continued use as a arena w/ more of 2500 seats, with some modifications and/or changes to outdoor public space and signage 
  • The Penn Station Visioning Study project team, led by a partnership of MTA LIRR, Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT, will provide an introduction to the study and preliminary status report.



 

THURSDAY
February 7, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
SGI-USA NY Culture Ctr.
7 East 15th Street

CONSENTS & VARIANCES

Ron Dwenger, Chair
Angel Ortiz, Vice Chair

Agenda: 

  • 929-933 Broadway, PQ 933 Broadway Inc. d/b/a LePain Quotidien, application for a new unenclosed sidewalk café with 6 tables and 15 seats.
  • 230 West 54th Street, On 54th LLC, application for a new unenclosed sidewalk café with 10 tables and 34 seats.
  • 2013 Street Permit Applications.
  • MADISON AVENUE STREET FAIRS/BLOCK PARTIES

    1.       National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations and St. Patrick's Cathedral Fair, bet. 42nd and 57th Street on Sunday, July 7th. Mardi Gras Festival

    2.       The Workmen's Circle and St. Patrick's Cathedral Fair, between 42nd and 57th Street on Sunday, July 28th. Mardi Gras Festival

    3.       Daytop Village Madison Ave Festival, bet.42nd and 55th Street on Sunday, August 18th. Clearview Festival

    4.       American Diabetes Association and St. Patrick's Cathedral, bet. 42nd and 57th Street on Saturday, November 2nd. Mardi Gras Festival

    BROADWAY STREET FAIRS/BLOCK PARTIES

    5.       Union Square Community Coalition and Kidney Urology Foundation, bet. 17th and 23rd Streets on Sunday, April 7th.  Clearview Festival

    6.       Coalition of Italo-American Assoc. and CORE Times Sq. Fair, bet. 47th and 57th Streets on Saturday, May 11th, 2013 - Mardi Gras Festival

    7.       Saint Francis of Assisi Church, bet. 31st and 32nd Streets on Sunday, May 19th.

    8.       NY Young Republicans and CORE - Times Square Expo, bet.47th and 57th Streets on Sunday, June 16th. Mardi Gras Festival

    9.       The Church of Scientology and Children's Leukemia Research Assoc., bet. 47th and 50th Streets on Sunday, June 23rd. Mardi Gras Festival

    10.    The Sierra Club and Children's Leukemia Research Assoc. Fair, bet35th and 39th Streets on Saturday, July 20th. Mardi Gras Festival

    11.    The Motion Picture Club, bet. 47th and 57th Street on Sunday, July 21st. Clearview Festival

    12.    The Guardian Angels and International Immigrants Foundation, bet.47th and 57th Streets on Saturday, September 14th. Mardi Gras Festival

    13.    St. Cecile's Scholarship Fund and 6th Avenue Festival, bet. 17th and 23rd Streets on Sunday, October 27th. Clearview Festival

    14.    Gramercy Park Block Assoc. and Gramercy Park Neighborhood Assoc., bet. 17th and 23rd Streets on Saturday, November 9th. Mardi Gras Festival

     AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS/6TH AVENUE STREET FAIRS/BLOCK PARTIES

    15.    St. John the Baptist Church and Gramercy Park Neighborhood Assoc.,
    bet.34th and 42nd Streets on Saturday, June 22nd. Mardi Gras Festival

    16.    USO of Metropolitan NY and Global Role Models, bet. 42nd and 56th Streets on Sunday, June 30th. Mardi Gras Festival

    17.    McBurney YMCA, bet. 14th and 23rd Streets on Saturday, July 6th. Clearview Festival

    18.    Avenue of the Americas Assoc. and St. Bartholomew's Church, bet. 42nd and 56th Streets on Saturday, July 27th. Mardi Gras Festival

    19.    Ancient Order of Hibernians and St. Bartholomew's Church, bet.42nd and 56th Streets on Saturday, August 17th. Mardi Gras Festival

    20.    Brazilian American Cultural Center and Global Role Models, on Ave of the Americas, bet. 42nd and 56th Street; on 46th Street, between Madison and 7th Avenue on Sunday, September 1st. Mardi Gras Festival

    21.    Big Apple Performing Arts and Innovative Community Enterprises Inc., bet. 42nd and 57th Streets on Saturday, September 28th. Mardi Gras Festival

    22.    Midtown South Community Council and Gramercy Park Neighborhood Assoc., bet. 34th and 42nd Street on Sunday, November 3rd. Mardi Gras Festival

     PARK AVENUE/PARK AVENUE SOUTH FAIRS/BLOCK PARTIES

    23.    St. Bartholomew's Church Holiday Gift Expo, bet.50th and 51st Street on Wednesday, November 13th to Tuesday, December 26th. Mardi Gras Festival

    MISCELLANOUS LOCATIONS 
    24.    Earth Day New York, on Vanderbilt Ave, bet. 42nd and 45th Street; on 43rd Street, bet. Vanderbilt and Madison Avenues; on 44th Street, bet. Vanderbilt and Madison Avenues on Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th.

    25.    The Lamb's Church Project Dance, on 44th Street, bet. Broadway and Sixth Avenue on Saturday, April 20th.

    26.    Fashion Institute of Technology, Block party on 27th bet. 7th and 8th Avenues on Saturday, May 4th.

    27.    American Diabetes Block Party, West 33rd Street bet. 6th and 7th Avenues on Sunday, May 12th. Mardi Gras Festival

    28.    Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services, on West 32nd Street, bet. Madison and Park Avenues, on Wednesday, June 13th.

    29.    NYC International Times Square Film Festival, on 46/47 Broadway Pedestrian Plaza on Friday, June 14th to Sunday, June 16th.

    30.    Brazilian Cultural Center, West 43rd Street bet. 5th and 6th Avenues, on Sunday, June 23rd.

    31.    LAVAGEM RUE 46, on 46th Street, bet. 6th and 7th Avenues on Sunday, July 21st. Mardi Gras Festival

    32.    Avenue of the Americas Block Party, on West 43rd Street, bet. Ave of the Americas and Broadway on Sunday, July 21st. Mardi Gras Festival

    33.    Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services, on West 31st Street, bet. 6th and 7th Avenues, on Saturday, August 3rd.

    34.    St. George Association NYPD and Children's Leukemia Research Assoc., on 45th Street, bet. 5th and 7th Avenues on Saturday, August 10th. Mardi Gras Festival

    35.    Midtown North Community Council Birthday Block Party, on 52nd Street, bet. 7th and 8th Avenues on Sunday, August 25th. Mardi Gras Festival

    36.    LAVAGEM RUE 46 Religious Ceremony, on 46th Street, bet. Madison and 5th Avenue on Saturday, August 31st. Mardi Gras Festival

    37.    Holy Innocents Church Restoration Block Party, on 33rd Street bet. 6th and 7th Avenues on Saturday, August 31st. Mardi Gras Festival

    38.    LIM College Block Party, East 53rd bet. Madison and 5th Avenues on Sunday, September 8th. Mardi Gras Festival

    39.    47th Street Block Association and International Immigrants Foundation, on
    8th Avenue, between 42nd and 57th Street on Sunday, September 15th. Mardi Gras Festival

    40.    29th Street Repertory Theater Inc., on 33rd Street, bet. 6th and 7th Avenues on Sunday, October 13th. Mardi Gras Festival

    41.    Encore Community Services, on 52nd Street, bet. 5th and 7th Avenues on Saturday, October 26th.

    42.    United War Veterans and Children's Leukemia Research Assoc., on 53rd Street, bet. 5th and Madison Avenues on Monday, November 11th. Mardi Gras Festival
    43.      Midtown South Community Council Block Party, on 41st Street bet. 6th
    and 7th Avenues on Saturday, November 16th. Mardi Gras Festival

MONDAY
February 11, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
SGI-USA NY Culture Ctr.
7 East 15th Street

EDUCATION, HOUSING & HUMAN SERVICES

Layla Law-Gisiko, Chair
Renee Cafaro, Vice Chair

Agenda: 

 

  • Review of proposed co-location of Success Academy Charter School with several schools at school building M625 at 439 West 49th Street.
  • Presentation from the Human Services Council Officer regarding  budgets as they relate to Human  Services in New York City.

 

TUESDAY
February 12, 2013
at 4:30 pm
LOCATION:
Board Office
450 7th Avenue, Suite 2109

EXECUTIVE

Vikki Barbero, Chair

THURSDAY
February 14, 2013
at 6:00 pm
LOCATION:

Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street
2nd Floor Library 

FULL BOARD

Vikki Barbero, Chair

Agenda: