Community Board Five is chartered by the City of New York to serve as the citizens’ voice for midtown Manhattan, the city’s central business district. We weigh in on a wide array of community issues that affect the people who work, visit and live in our district.

Upcoming Events

Date & Time Event Location Agenda
Monday
June 25, 2018
6:00 pm
Transportation & Environment Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Bike lane improvements around Columbus Circle

– New bus stop on 37th Street b/w 7th and 8th Aves

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Tuesday
June 26, 2018
6:00 pm
Budget, Education & City Services SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Presentation on homelessness by 34th St Partnership, GDA, Breaking Ground & the Coalition for the Homeless

– Discussion with the homeless service provider at the Harmonia, 12 East 31 St

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Wednesday
June 27, 2018
6:00 pm
Land Use, Housing & Zoning SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Joint hearing on Garment District zoning text proposal

– Amending zoning text creating special permit for new hotels in light manufacturing districts

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Thursday
June 28, 2018
6:00 pm
Landmarks Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street, 2nd Floor Library

– ADA access improvements to Bryant Park

– 9 W 16th, #5A, terrace and window changes

– 188 Madison, new entrance, marquee and signage

– ABC Carpet, façade restoration, rooftop changes

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Monday
July 9, 2018
6:00 pm
Parks & Public Spaces Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– RFP for Heckscher Ballfields in Central Park

– One Vanderbilt public plaza design plans

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Upcoming Events

Transportation & Environment
June 25, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Bike lane improvements around Columbus Circle

– New bus stop on 37th Street b/w 7th and 8th Aves

See Full Agenda

Budget, Education & City Services
June 26, 2018 @ 6:00pm

SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Presentation on homelessness by 34th St Partnership, GDA, Breaking Ground & the Coalition for the Homeless

– Discussion with the homeless service provider at the Harmonia, 12 East 31 St

See Full Agenda

Land Use, Housing & Zoning
June 27, 2018 @ 6:00pm

SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Joint hearing on Garment District zoning text proposal

– Amending zoning text creating special permit for new hotels in light manufacturing districts

See Full Agenda

Landmarks
June 28, 2018 @ 6:00pm

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

– ADA access improvements to Bryant Park

– 9 W 16th, #5A, terrace and window changes

– 188 Madison, new entrance, marquee and signage

– ABC Carpet, façade restoration, rooftop changes

See Full Agenda

Parks & Public Spaces
July 9, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– RFP for Heckscher Ballfields in Central Park

– One Vanderbilt public plaza design plans

See Full Agenda

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What's Happening

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Events in CB5: Week of June 18

With the summer in full swing, there are plenty of things to do if you want to get out of the heat or revel in it.  All are free to attend. Read More

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Historical Photo of the Week (May 21st, 2018): "Miss Subways"

Several "Miss Subways" celebrate the 1968 opening of the new 57th Street Station (at 57th St/6th Ave), which was, at the time, the first new station to open in 28 years. Read More

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Historical Photo of the Week (April 23, 2018): The Original Madison Square Garden

Originally called the Great Roman Hippodrome, the first incarnation of Madison Square Garden, built in 1874, was a roofless structure located at East 26th Street and Madison Avenue. Read More

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