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 20, 2018
6:00 pm
Public Safety & Quality of Life NYC Seminar & Conference Center
71 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor

– Meeting Canceled

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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

– Garment District zoning text amendments

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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

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Upcoming Events

Public Safety & Quality of Life
June 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm

NYC Seminar & Conference Center
71 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor

– Meeting Canceled

See Full Agenda

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

– Garment District zoning text amendments

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

See Full Agenda

See All Events

What's Happening

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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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What We're Reading #2: $11 Billion for East Side Access, Newsstands Struggle & More

Here's what we're reading this week - the links that have grabbed our attention. 

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