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Building, Zoning and RAID

Here are some things that could help us with zoning Jerome Park Reservoir Environmental Impact Statement JPR off site EIS chapter: here is the file unlocked:  8-02jeromepark_unlocked dseiscomments_unlocked JPR Zoning – old documents vcvproposed_zoning VCP Zoning Approved Van Cortlandt Zoning – links work here calendar 040516 map1d Sites in the neighborhood in 2007 Sites […]

Van Cortlandt Village/Kingsbridge Heights On Forgotten Neighborhoods

Van Cortlandt Village/Kingsbridge Heights On Forgotten Neighborhoods

From their site: I became so enamoured of the Van Cortlandt Village/Kingsbridge Heights area while doing ForgottenTour 37 around the (temporarily dry) Jerome Park Reservoir that I resolved to return and explore these two obscure Bronx enclaves a little more in-depth, and that’s exactly what I did on September 20, 2009. There’s no clear boundary […]


use these links Petition – 1013 signatures on 149 pages – Cannon Place Petition0001 PHOTOS of the neighborhood – SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AND SPECIAL NEEDS FACILITIES REPORTS These reports geographically identify the distribution of the 148 supportive housing developments and 422 Special Needs facilities located throughout the borough by community district.  Borough President Diaz has […]

Alarm test at the Jerome Park Reservoir

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a routine alarm safety, maintenance and inspection procedure at the Jerome Park Reservoir. The test will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at approximately 9:00 a.m. The alarm may be detectable near the site but it will be preceded by an announcement that the […]

In the NYTimes: City not allowing homeless in center …. hmmm

Note: KHCC is one block south of Fort Independence Street on Kingsbridge Terrace. February 5, 2010 City to Bronx Community About a Homeless Shelter: ‘Not in Your Backyard’ By SAM DOLNICK In the perpetual battle against homelessness in New York, the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center in the Bronx was only a bit player, with about […]

ALERT: Lost Dog!

ALERT: Lost Dog!

Attention: On February 5th, 2010 around 10:00am  in the vicinity of Van Cortlandt Avenue West one of our neighbors lost their dog. The dog is a miniature Doberman, she was wearing a red harness, and her name is Fortune. If you have seen this dog or have any information please contact us at or […]

What is an effective Public Participation Process?

A public participation process can only be effective if it involves the entire community each step of the way — by calling meetings, setting agendas, asking questions and requesting information in a transparent and inclusive manner.

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