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Articles about "City Council"

  • NYC City Council Approves $1.7 Billion Plan to Improve City Streetscape By Sean Keeley | November 13, 2019

    City Council has just approved a $1.7 billion five-year plan that will make it safer for New Yorkers to commute and utilize city streets. Learn more about what this plan entails.

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  • Street-signs of the Times By Joel Bennett | August 02, 2013

    A section of 121st Street will most likely be renamed George Carlin Way, thanks to the efforts of Kevin Bartini and other comedic advocates who held a fundraiser on July 17 Read More

  • Foul On The Play! : NYCHA's Proposed Infill Plans Blocked By Janna Allen | April 09, 2013

    Those who are dwelling within public housing in New York City are not happy. Their simmering anger is being directed towards NYCHA and their landfill plan (pictured above), which sprung about late last month. Empty pockets and eager eyes have forced NYCHA to propose a sale of “unused” land located within several housing projects in Manhattan. Parks, seating areas and parking lots would be auctioned off to private developers and replaced by new luxury buildings with hopes of an upsurge in much need NYCHA income.

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  • City Gov Gives the High Line Some Serious Money By Gabrielle Hughes | July 23, 2012

    Widely considered to be Manhattan’s most popular park, the High Line is set to extend its elevated Chelsea location to incorporate a brand new, third section. Friends of the High Line, a non-profit organization, is funding construction of the $90 million expansion, but the park has just received $5 million extra from City Council, an appropriation that is not going over well with many New Yorkers.

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  • Opposition Inspires Change in NYU Plans By Yuan Feng | July 18, 2012

    NYU’s original plan for a Greenwich Village campus expansion is not sitting all too well with many residents of Greenwich Village apartments. In particular, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, a non-profit organization, has decided to register this year as a lobbyist to oppose the development.

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