By Gustavo Solis | November 10, 2015 4:01pm
East Harlem resident Raymond Tirado fears the zoning changes will make it difficult for him to stay in East Harlem after he retires. He asked the community board to vote against them in an upcoming meeting.
By THE EDITORIAL BOARD of AM-NY
November 10, 2015
In the bureaucracy that is NYC government, individual residents and their wish lists often get lost.
Now, those wishes can be granted. Would you want a playground or new technology at your child's school? Are you interested in a dog run in the park, a fixed roof for the library, or upgrades to a senior center? What about better street lighting, sidewalks, or wheelchair ramps?
BY DANIEL FITZSIMMONS
PUBLISHED OCT 27, 2015 AT 11:00 AM (UPDATED OCT 29, 2015) - Straus Media
Public housing residents marched five blocks south to Gracie Mansion last week with a message for Mayor Bill de Blasio: hands off our land.
The residents were protesting a recently unveiled plan to build a mixture of affordable and market rate housing on playground space at Holmes Towers on East 93rd Street and First Avenue, where they live.