The Empire Station Complex, bound by 6th and 9th Avenues, 34th and 31st streets is a massive, years-long project that includes significant land use, public spaces, and transportation impacts for our community. It is being managed by the New York State Empire State Development Corporation (ESD). CB5 has joined with local elected officials and Community Board 4 to lead the effort for a more comprehensive, transparent and community engaging process.
Find the most up to date information on the project here! Read More
On June 21st, NYC DOT provided an update on plans to install bus priority improvements along 5th Avenue in Midtown, and plans to add a protected bike lane and pedestrian space on 5th Avenue between 57th Street and 34th Street. Check out a copy of the presentation here Read More
The presentation DOT gave to Community Board 5’s Transportation and Environment Committee about our proposal to add a protected bike lane on 7th Avenue from Central Park South to 46th Street has been posted online. It can be found here: https://www1.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/about/current-projects.shtml#7thavenue. Read More
The City Parks Foundation has announced new grant opportunities for artists, community groups and non-profit organizations. Check out a description here for how you can apply and which organizations are eligible. Read More
The Department of Building newsletter has important and useful information on how to apply for permits, avoid violations, learn about projects going on in your area and access available resources to keep your home or building up to date on all city requirements. Read More