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.

Progress at Bailey Place Greenstreet

Progress at Bailey Place Greenstreet

Bob Drake, who’s been monitoring the construction closely, sent this recent photo of the project. You can see the new walkway on the left, and Bob reports that the trough runs all the way to the top.  

Wondering about impact of new Riverdale Crossing Mall?

The Community Board 8 Traffic and Transportation Committee will hold a meeting about the development on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in the Manhattan College Engineering Building, on Corlear Avenue and 238th Street. At this website, you can see some drawings and layouts of the mall, which is already under construction. This […]

Planning for the Cannon Place Retaining Wall

Community Board 8’s Transportation and Traffic Committee will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, November 20 to hear about plans to rebuild the Cannon Place retaining wall. Presenting will be the agency responsible for the project, the Department of Design and Construction. The meeting will be held at 7:30 in the evening in Vladek Hall, […]

ice skating! Ice skating to start November 20!!!

New building could tip scales for zoning change – The Riverdale Press

Great Article in the Riverdale Press regarding proposed development on Fort Independence Street. New building could tip scales for zoning change – The Riverdale Press.

Guess what? You can buy a whole house for this kind of money.

$2000 “affordable” apartments on Orloff Avenue?

  Check  out this ad from a recent edition of the NY Daily News. The managers of the HDC-subsidized building at 3880 Orloff are now trying to get $2000 for their “affordable” two-bedrooms, which are described here as “in the Heart of Riverdale.” Sorry– we’re proud residents of Van Cortlandt Village– but this is NOT […]

Residents remind city it represents them, too – The Riverdale Press

Residents remind city it represents them, too – The Riverdale Press. Here’s a great Riverdale Press piece about the latest developments in FIPNA’s case against the Board of Standards and Appeals, the Department of Buildings and GRA V LLC, the owner of 3329-33 Giles Place. Our gratitude goes to Dan Padernacht, who is our attorney […]

TONIGHT: Land Use Committee discusses Broadway Plaza, Manhattan College Commons

The Community Board 8 Land Use Committee will be meeting tonight to discuss plans for the development of Broadway and 230th St, and to hear further news on Manhattan College’s plans to build a student commons on what is now a parking lot at the end of West 240th Street. (The project is intended to […]

Riverdale Press Point of View: Why We Fight

February 1, 2012 Point of View Why we fight By Margaret Groarke The stalled construction site at 3333 Giles has been terrible for residents of Giles Place. The construction fence collapses with every significant storm and currently sags over the sidewalk, where unheeded violations flutter in the wind. The owner, the shadowy “GRA V LLC” […]

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