Tag: City Councilmember Rosie Mendez

‘Tech hub’ part of spreading development virus

Op-ed by GVSHP Executive Director Andrew Berman in  Read it here. To great fanfare, Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans for a slick new “tech hub” to be built on E. 14th St. just east of Fourth Ave., on

Press Conference Raising Objections & Calling for Changes to Citywide Rezoning Plan

The Mayor’s proposed citywide rezoning proposal, ‘Zoning for Quality and Affordability’ will weaken neighborhood zoning protections. The proposal as currently structured includes many benefits for market rate developments, with some additional very generous benefits for developments that may include only

Dowtown, West Side to Lose Voting Power Under Council Redistricting Plan

After many delays and revisions, the New York City Districting Commission has presented its final proposed new City Council district map to the City Council for approval.  Every ten years, the City Council’s lines, like those of every legislative body

Clifford Ross (at podium), Manhattan Parks Commissioner William Castro, and landscape architect Gail Witter-Laird accept an award for the Bleecker Street Sitting Area Renovation.

Villagers Feted at GVSHP’s Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

Last evening, 400 guests celebrated the accomplishments of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and eight Village businesses, people, and organizations at GVSHP’s Annual Meeting at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium.