Take Action on an Advocacy Campaign
Tell the City Council To Vote Down the SoHo/NoHo/Chinatown Upzoning Plan
Don’t believe the Mayor and Department of City Planning’s shameful lies about the SoHo/NoHo/Chinatown Upzoning Plan, which will make these neighborhoods and New York City richer, more expensive to live in, and less diverse and equitable. And the window-dressing changes made by the City Planning Commission don’t address these very serious flaws in the plan in any meaningful way.
Demand Answers from City Officials About the Condition of Nine Landmarked 1840s Houses and Oppose Demolition
The near-complete demolition of nine landmarked 1840s houses in the Meatpacking District is a tragedy that should never happen, and a refusal to provide or ask for answers about the basis for the decision is unacceptable. City officials are stonewalling and seemingly accommodating a development plan at the expense of preserving designated landmarks.
Urge City Officials to Follow the State’s Lead by Recognizing and Protecting the Historic Significance of the Area South of Union Square NOW
New York State has recognized the historic significance of the endangered area South of Union Square. So have thousands of New Yorkers, along with leading scholars, writers, academics, historians, preservationists, and elected officials have supported landmarking this area. Tell our city’s leaders — via email, tweet, or both — that it’s time they do the same and support landmark designation of this area right away.
Urge City Officials to deliver on their ‘Equity Framework’ and landmark 285-287 East 3rd Street
Tell the Landmarks Preservation Commission to take immediate action in honoring the legacy of Steve Cannon’s with 285-287 East 3rd Street’s designation as a landmark.
Reject the Mayor’s SoHo/NoHo Upzoning Plan
The SoHo/NoHo upzoning plan is outrageous and unacceptable — urge City officials to support the community alternative.
Save 50 West 13th Street, home of Jacob Day & the 13th Street Rep
Support landmark designation of 50 West 13th Street and save it’s irreplaceable African American and theater history.
Save the Merchant’s House Museum
Proposed construction next door to the Merchant’s House Museum could do grave damage to this historic and vital public resource.
Expand Landmark Protections in the East Village
Urge the LPC Chair to to support significantly expanded landmark protections in the East Village, as advocated for by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and a broad coalition of neighborhood and preservation organizations.
Support COVID-Affected Small Businesses
Urge state officials to support Senate Bill S3349 / Assembly Bill A3190 regarding rent payments for small businesses affected by COVID
Support the East Village Special Retail District
Urge City Officials to Support support the East Village Special Enhanced Commercial District supported by Community Board #3.
Support the Small Business Jobs Survival Act
Urge City officials to support Intro. 0737-2018, the Small Business Jobs Survival Act (SBJSA), and to allow a hearing and a vote on the bill as soon as possible.