Posts Tagged ‘Inwood Library’

In East Harlem, Another Milestone for the African Burial Ground Project | City Limits

In East Harlem, Another Milestone for the African Burial Ground Project | City Limits

By Abigail Savitch-Lew An image from an EDC Project Brochure of the African Burial Ground Memorial and Mixed-Use Project footprint The Economic Development Corporation (EDC)’s proposal to rezone the 126th Street Bus Depot to facilitate the development of an African Burial Ground memorial and a mixed-use development with housing was approved unanimously by the City […]


City Presents Comprehensive Rezoning Framework for Inwood | City Limits

City Presents Comprehensive Rezoning Framework for Inwood | City Limits

By Jarrett Murphy It will be at least another year before the discussion about whether and how to rezone Inwood reaches a conclusion. A meeting on Thursday evening, where residents roundly denounced the latest de Blasio administration proposal, suggested it will be a very long year. Representatives of the city’s Economic Development Corporation presented the […]


Inwood rezoning could increase affordable housing, improve infrastructure | Curbed

Inwood rezoning could increase affordable housing, improve infrastructure | Curbed

The city’s new action plan for the neighborhood takes a holistic approach to big changes by Zoe Rosenberg | @zoe_rosenberg The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. The rezoning is […]


Redevelopment proposed for Seaman Avenue site | Manhattan Times

Redevelopment proposed for Seaman Avenue site | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen As the community focuses attention on the proposed redevelopment of the Inwood Library, another housing project could be on the horizon for the neighborhood. The owner of 112 and 114 Seaman Avenue has filed an application with the city to redevelop the site into an 11-story residential building that includes affordable […]


05/22/17: Inwood NYC Planning Initiative Telephone Town Hall

05/22/17: Inwood NYC Planning Initiative Telephone Town Hall

The goal of Inwood NYC is to ensure that the area remains an affordable and attractive neighborhood for working families through efforts that include building affordable housing, preserving the neighborhood’s character, connecting residents to their waterfront, supporting small businesses, and improving infrastructure. On Monday, May 22, please join NYCEDC and Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez for a […]


Redevelopment receives support – and dissent | Manhattan Times

Redevelopment receives support – and dissent | Manhattan Times

They’re all in at the Inwood Branch – well, at least the elected officials are. City Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, State Senator Marisol Alcántara and State Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa have officially voiced their support for the city’s controversial proposal to redevelop the Inwood library with affordable […]


Details Emerge—and Doubts Remain—About Potential Inwood Rezoning | City Limits

Details Emerge—and Doubts Remain—About Potential Inwood Rezoning | City Limits

By Abigail Savitch-Lew The Economic Development Corporation’s rezoning plans for Inwood remain controversial, but last week EDC announced it would answer a demand shared by a variety of stakeholders—a contextual rezoning for several residential parts of the neighborhood. The Inwood NYC Planning Initiative is one of about a dozen rezonings currently under consideration as part […]


City backs contextual rezoning for Inwood | Manhattan Times

City backs contextual rezoning for Inwood | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Go bigger. The city is backing a request by some elected officials to expand the scope of a proposed Inwood rezoning, The Manhattan Times has learned. In an April 27 letter to City Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), which […]


With Inwood Rezoning Slowed, Attention Turns to Inwood Library Project | City Limits

With Inwood Rezoning Slowed, Attention Turns to Inwood Library Project | City Limits

By Abigail Savitch-Lew Almost a year after the city said it was moving quickly to propose a rezoning plan for Inwood, the city has yet to produce a draft scope of work describing the details of the proposal. Some believe the city put the rezoning on the backburner after community residents pushed local Councilmember Ydanis […]


Adding Classes and Content, Resurgent Libraries Turn a Whisper Into a Roar | NY Times

Adding Classes and Content, Resurgent Libraries Turn a Whisper Into a Roar | NY Times

By WINNIE HU Matthew Carter’s summer hideaway is not in the Hamptons, the Catskills or on the Jersey Shore. It does not require a car ride or a small fortune to keep up. Mr. Carter, 32, an adjunct professor of music at the City College of New York, simply holes up at the Inwood Library […]


Spread Love: Lego Creative Carnival @ The Inwood Library

Spread Love: Lego Creative Carnival @ The Inwood Library

The Lego Creative Carnival at the Inwood Library (4790 Broadway) kicks off today at 4 pm. Step right up to this interactive event, where you’ll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You’ll also learn to “power up” your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. While the Lego Creative Carnival is […]


3/24/15: Washington Heights + Inwood Oral History Project Kick-Off Celebration!

3/24/15: Washington Heights + Inwood Oral History Project Kick-Off Celebration!

Washington Heights + Inwood Oral History Project Kick-Off Celebration Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Inwood Library (4790 Broadway) The NY Public Library is celebrating the launch of their historic neighborhood oral history project! The event will be held at the Inwood Library (4790 Broadway) on Tuesday, March 24th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. […]


From the Page to the Stage Goes Down Tomorrow

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It all goes down tomorrow. The Uptown Collective, the Bago Bunch and the People’s Theatre Project have come together like Voltron to put together an entire day of fantastic events at different venues throughout Uptown. From the Page to the Stage, a walking tour/literary extravaganza begins at Apt 78 (4447 Broadway) […]


From the Page to the Stage: A Literary Walking Tour of Northern Manhattan

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) [googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=206082146827273394393.0004a515f2153d34f684b&ll=40.852644,-73.932753&spn=0.035707,0.036478&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=550] From the Page to the Stage: A Literary Walking Tour of Northern Manhattan Saturday, June 11, 2011 The winds of change are blowing. If you listen carefully, you will here them. This year’s Uptown Arts Stroll has been rejuvenated by them. The Uptown Collective, the Bago Bunch and the […]

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