Triangle and Bailey Place Tree Pits Now Have Stone Surrounds

Triangle and Bailey Place Tree Pits Now Have Stone Surrounds

The Triangle and Bailey Place tree pits now have paving stone surrounds even though earlier comments by the arborist suggested the were passe. Despite the cold, workers from CAC Construction even worked on the weekend to complete the job. However, the recent rain created a stream that was washing away the sand between the stones, […]

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Sholem Aleichem Houses featured in New York Times: Shades of a Bronx utopia

Sholem Aleichem Houses featured in New York Times: Shades of a Bronx utopia

The Appraisal column in today’s New York Times features the Sholem Aleichem Houses, birthplace of Bess Myerson and still a great example of the direct impact of quality housing and good architecture on peoples’ lives.    

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Daffodil Planting Success!

Daffodil Planting Success!

Mary Forrester, Kristin Hart, Munira Alden, Taina and Izea Marrero, and Margaret Groarke planted 100 daffodil bulbs at the ! Bailey Place Triangle last weekend — and it only took us one hour! (Proving once again that many hands make light work). Look for the daffodils to come up in the spring! You can lend […]

Planting Daffodils on Sunday, October 19th!

Hello, everyone! Dart, Mary, Caleb and I had a great time cutting grass, picking garbage, planting and talking to neighbors on Monday, October 13 at the Bailey Place Triangle. Although you may not see them now, we planted about 30 lovely wildflowering plants which will grow to be large (most of them 3 feet by […]

FIPNA to participate in a roundtable discussion of Affordable Housing/Historic Preservation at HDC

FIPNA to participate in a roundtable discussion of Affordable Housing/Historic Preservation at HDC

The affordable housing crisis in New York has impacted the entire city. As activists concerned with maintaining and nourishing NYC’s diverse neighborhoods, we ask you to join us in taking back this important public conversation about affordable housing and neighborhood preservation from the real estate lobbyists. AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Tuesday, […]

3344 Giles Place for Sale!!

3344 Giles Place for Sale!!

In January, we called for Mr. Tenenbaum to put this large, beautiful, vacant brick house on the market. As my mother would say, great minds think alike, because Mr. Tenenbaum put it on the market while our letter was still in the mail to him. The house is listed with Trebach Realty. http://trebachrealty.com/listingsHouseDetail.asp?lid=341 A  number of […]

Op-Ed: De Blasio’s housing plan is flawed

Kristin Hart wrote this opinion piece, which ran in the May 22nd issue of the Riverdale Press. What are your thoughts on the Mayor’s housing plan? http://bit.ly/SpIFku

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