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 […]

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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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NYCHA parking spaces available to rent!

NYCHA parking spaces available to rent!

  In an effort to relieve the parking in the Kingsbridge Heights area, Bronx Community Board 8 has learned that there is available a limited number of parking spaces at both the NYCHA Ft. Independence and Bailey Avenue -West 193rd Street developments for non-NYCHA residents and the community.  Parking is on a first come, first served basis. The application, rules and requirements for “new” applicants are available on […]

Van Cortlandt Village Jane's Walk: May 3 at 2pm

Van Cortlandt Village Jane’s Walk: May 3 at 2pm

The Municipal Arts Society is sponsoring a Jane’s Walk in Van Cortlandt Village, led by Bronx Historian Lloyd Ulton. Should be interesting! Van Cortlandt Village: From Revolutionary Battle Site to Urban Oasis Date: May 3, 2014 Time: 02:00 PM Borough: Bronx Meeting Place: Corner of Sedgwick Ave & Dickenson Ave, at the BX1 BX2 BX10 bus stop. Walk Host: Professor […]

A survivor from the Revolutionary War

A survivor from the Revolutionary War

Recently, we received a great email from someone with great memories of a childhood spent on Cannon Place:  The area is particularly dear to me as my grandparents lived there and I often stayed at their house on Cannon Place. Unfortunately, the house and its neighbor, both beautiful Georgian revival structures built by an architect named […]

Will 238th Street be the ass-end of the new mall?

Will 238th Street be the ass-end of the new mall?

The contractors of the new mall “Riverdale Crossing” didn’t shovel 238th Street all winter, and the area is covered in filth and graffiti. We know the traffic problems are going to be horrific, but we cannot let them treat us like the ass-end of this development. (Thanks to Dart Westphal for taking this beautiful pictures.) […]

Gas leak rattles Cannon Place

Gas leak rattles Cannon Place

Just a day after the deadly natural gas explosion in Harlem, residents of Cannon Place were rattled by a major gas leak that could be smelled all day, up and down the street where workers had unearthed the old gas main. Riverdale Press story is here.

Creating a Bridge to Re-Unite neighbors

Creating a Bridge to Re-Unite neighbors

Creating-a-Bridge-to-Re-Unite-Neighbors-3.29.14 The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park and Bronx Community Board 8 invite you to join us for an event to highlight a broken link and a broken promise in Van Cortlandt Park: a Pedestrian Bridge over the Major Deegan to connect its eastern and western halves and connect the broken Old Croton Aqueduct Trail. […]

Van Cortlandt Village braces for DDC Cannon Place project

Van Cortlandt Village braces for DDC Cannon Place project

  Cannon Place and the surrounding area brace for at least 18 months of infrastructure work. Stay tuned for updates. See the Riverdale Press story here.

Time for Mr. Tenenbaum to Put 3344 Giles on the market!

Giles Place residents have long been concerned about the vacant house right at the intersection of Cannon Place. Staff at the Kingsbridge Heights Rehab Center (KHRCC) park their cars there, but the house sits empty. Today, Fort Independence Park Neighborhood Association wrote to the owners of the vacant house — CG Limited Partners, a corporation […]

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