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
Wednesday
June 3, 2020
6:00 pm
Land Use, Housing & Zoning Videoconference
https://bit.ly/3gw73Np

– 12 E 49th St, open air cafe renewal

– Post-COVID discussion

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Tuesday
June 9, 2020
5:00 pm
Executive

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Thursday
June 11, 2020
6:00 pm
Full Board Videoconference

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Monday
June 22, 2020
6:00 pm
Transportation & Environment Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

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Tuesday
June 23, 2020
6:00 pm
Budget, Education & City Services SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

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Upcoming Events

Land Use, Housing & Zoning
June 3, 2020 @ 6:00pm

Videoconference
https://bit.ly/3gw73Np

– 12 E 49th St, open air cafe renewal

– Post-COVID discussion

See Full Agenda

Executive
June 9, 2020 @ 5:00pm

See Details

Full Board
June 11, 2020 @ 6:00pm

Videoconference

See Details

Transportation & Environment
June 22, 2020 @ 6:00pm

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

See Details

Budget, Education & City Services
June 23, 2020 @ 6:00pm

SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

See Details

See All Events

What's Happening

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MAS Urbanists Present: Justin Davidson in Conversation

Join the Municipal Art Society (MAS) for a virtual conversation hosted by the MAS Urbanists, with Justin Davidson and MAS President, Elizabeth Goldstein, where they will discuss our city’s past, our hopes beyond COVID-19, and how this experience has reaffirmed an appreciation for urban life, the public realm, and human connection. Read More

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Korean Community Town Hall -- May 21st by the NYC Commission on Human Rights

In light of the increase in COVID-19-related bias incidents and hate crimes against the City’s Asian communities, the New York City Commission on Human Rights is hosting a community town hall in Korean this Thursday, May 21st.   Read More

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HELP TELL THE STORIES OF THE NEW YORKERS LOST TO COVID-19

The nonprofit newsroom THE CITY is working on a memorial project to understand the toll that the coronavirus has had on NYC communities.  As our method of grieving and processing loss is changing during this crisis, the project seeks to collect stories about loved ones and pay respects in one place.  Please contribute your story here as we pay tribute to those we will remember fondly. Read More

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