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Community Mapping

  1. 1. <ul><li>Danielle Lazarowitz </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>The neighborhood of Gramercy, in the borough of Manhattan, is located in the mid-eastern section of the island. </li></ul><ul><li>Borders: </li></ul><ul><li>North – 30 th Street </li></ul><ul><li>South – 14 th Street </li></ul><ul><li>East – East River </li></ul><ul><li>West – Sixth Avenue </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Fast Facts: </li></ul><ul><li>Population around 100,000 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>69% of the population is between the ages of 18 and 65 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>17% of the population is under the age of 18 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14% of the population is over the age of 65 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>71% of residents are college graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Most residents are young professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>56% not married </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24% married </li></ul></ul><ul><li>76% of residents are white as opposed to 48% of all Manhattan residents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11% Asian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7% Hispanic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4% Black </li></ul></ul><ul><li>25% of residents are foreign born </li></ul><ul><li>Median income is $81,975 </li></ul><ul><li>7.8% of residents are on social services </li></ul><ul><li>Part of NYC Community Districts 5 and 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Covered by Police Precinct #13 </li></ul><ul><li>Covered by Engine 16 Ladder 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Covered by Public School Region #9 </li></ul>Poverty Levels
  4. 4. <ul><li>Governor: David Paterson </li></ul><ul><li>Senators: Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional Representative: Carolyn Maloney (D-14) </li></ul><ul><li>State Senators: Thomas Duane (D-29) and Liz Krueger (D-26) </li></ul><ul><li>State Assembly: Brian Kavanagh (D-74) </li></ul><ul><li>City Council: Rosie Mendez (D-2) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Board Chair: Vikke Barbero </li></ul><ul><li>District Manager: Wally Rubin </li></ul><ul><li>Public meetings on the 2 nd Thursday of every month </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Held at First Alliance Church </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Board Chair: Lyle Frank </li></ul><ul><li>District Manager: Toni Carlina </li></ul><ul><li>Elected official liaisons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Advocate: Tommy Lin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comptroller: Sandra Duque </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Borough President: Dan Benjoya </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>District Attorney: Linda Janneh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Reps: Dara Adams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Senate: Sara Hale Stern and Romeo Ymalay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Assembly: Cameron Peterson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City Council: Barbara Sherman </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meetings on the 2 nd Wednesday of every month </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Held at NYU Medical Center </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Majority of residents rent apartments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60% rent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>23% own </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16% of units are vacant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The median years in residence is 2.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Housing is a mix of older townhomes, mid-century high-rises, and newer luxury condos </li></ul><ul><li>1 New School and 6 NYU dorms in neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>The average rental cost of a 1-bedroom in Gramercy is $3,000 a month </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost increases west of Third Ave., especially directly surrounding parks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost decreases east of Third Ave. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Originally created as a housing project after World War II </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Known as one of the largest middle-class rent controlled developments in NYC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bought in 2006 by developer Tishman Speyer for a record $5.4 billion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Now being converted into luxury apartments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Combined 56 residential buildings, 11,250 apartments, and 25,000 residents </li></ul><ul><li>12 parks in the development </li></ul><ul><li>Has its own newspaper “Town and Village” </li></ul><ul><li>Development now includes concierges, movie theater, gym, daycare, and summer concerts </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>69 th Regiment Armory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women’s homeless shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Calvary-St. George’s Church </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open since 1982 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeless shelter open daily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleeps 14 men and women </li></ul></ul><ul><li>30 th Street Shelter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Men’s intake homeless shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency housing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HSI Kenmore </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed in 1999 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>326-unit apartment building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permanent housing for mentally-ill, low-income, and frail, elderly single adults </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>3 Colleges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CUNY Baruch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NYU Medical and Dental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Visual Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>8 Public High Schools </li></ul><ul><li>5 additional public schools </li></ul><ul><li>5 private schools including parochial </li></ul><ul><li>90% student attendance rate </li></ul><ul><li>Public school progress reports range from F (Washington Irving High School) to A (Baruch College Campus High) with the average in the B-level vicinity </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>91% of residents healthy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9% of residents view themselves in fair to poor health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12% of residents are smokers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8% of residents are obese </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2% of residents have diabetes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Death rate 20% lower than overall Manhattan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Premature death rates are the 3 rd lowest in New York City </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cancer most common cause of death (28%) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>77% of residents have medical insurance </li></ul><ul><li>7 major hospitals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bellevue Hospital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cabrini Medical Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NYU Medical Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospital for Joint Disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beth Israel Medical Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Eye & Ear Infirmary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VA (Veterans) Hospital </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Since 1998 crime is down 32% and since 1990 crime is down 75% </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008 there were 2,513 major crimes reported </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 murder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 rapes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>233 robberies/358 burglaries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The precinct is located on 21 st street between 3 rd and 2 nd Avenues </li></ul><ul><li>Precinct community council meetings take place on the third Tuesday of every month </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Union Square Greenmarket </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest in Manhattan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many small community grocery stores, natural food marts, and bodegas </li></ul><ul><li>3 major grocery stores </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole Foods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Emporium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trader Joes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First in Manhattan </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Every cuisine and price range represented </li></ul><ul><li>Oldest taverns in the city </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pete’s Tavern (1864) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Old Town Bar (1892) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>71 Irving and Sunburst Café the neighborhood coffee houses </li></ul><ul><li>Neighborhood hangouts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Artichoke Pizza </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gramercy Café </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spice Thai Food </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Park Ave. South home to a variety of gourmet restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrity Chef restaurants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bobby Flay: Mesa Grill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tom Colicchio: Craft franchise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mario Batali: Casa Mono </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B.R. Guest Restaurants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blue Water Grill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wildwood Barbeque </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Danny Meyer Franchise: Union Square Hospitality Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Union Square Café </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gramercy Tavern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eleven Madison Park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shake Shack (in Madison Square Park) </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Calvary St. George Episcopal Church </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Pantry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serves 100 people a week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open on Wednesdays </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soup Kitchen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>90 meals served a week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open on Thursdays </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Community Lounge Senior Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Monday thru Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers standard services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Case assistance/Medicaid </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Congregate lunch </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education/recreation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Stein Senior Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opened in 1975 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Monday thru Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers variety of services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serves lunch everyday </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cyber Café and computer classes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Day Care for Dementia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education/recreation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health and wellness programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crime victims services </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>4 Movie theaters </li></ul><ul><li>5 Off-Broadway theaters </li></ul><ul><li>68 bars – all types and price ranges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Super exclusive Rose Bar at Gramercy Park Hotel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College bars on Third Ave. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wine bars on Irving Place </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blue Smoke jazz club </li></ul><ul><li>2 major live music venues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Irving Plaza (The Fillmore) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blender Theatre at Gramercy </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Museum of Sex </li></ul>Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
  19. 19. <ul><li>Flatiron Building </li></ul>Metropolitan Life Insurance Building International Toy Center Building
  20. 20. Madison Square Park 23 rd -26 th St. Madison to Fifth Ave Stuyvesant Square 15 th -17 th St. Second to Third Ave Union Square 14 th -17 th St. Park Ave to Broadway
  21. 21. Gramercy Park 20 th -21 st St. Third to Park Ave The only private park in Manhattan. Keyed entry only to those residing directly surrounding the park
  22. 22. <ul><li>Two major shopping districts </li></ul><ul><li>Surrounding Union Square </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Buy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forever 21 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filenes Basement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barnes and Noble </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sephora </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Strand Bookstore </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lower Fifth Ave. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Banana Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>J. Crew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anthropologie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Victoria’s Secret </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Flatiron/ 23 rd St Partnership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers sanitation and security services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing to strengthen Madison Square Park identity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeless outreach program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>East Side Alliance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Union Square Partnership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First BID in NYC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in 1984, renamed in 2003 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers sanitation and security services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing to strengthen Union Square identity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Wi-Fi in Union Square Park </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>East Side Rezoning Alliance (ESRA) </li></ul><ul><li>Gramercy Neighborhood Associates </li></ul><ul><li>Gramercy Park Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>Bellevue South Community Association </li></ul><ul><li>East 22 nd Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>23 rd Street Association </li></ul><ul><li>Stuyvesant Cove Park Association </li></ul><ul><li>Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association </li></ul><ul><li>Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Tenants Association </li></ul><ul><li>Union Square Community Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>East 26 th Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>Flatiron Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>The 18 th Street Neighborhood Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>29 th Street Neighborhood Association </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Tilden Midtown Democratic Club </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Committee for Peace </li></ul><ul><li>National Women’s Political Caucus </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Many religions represented </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Episcopal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jewish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methodist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Alliance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Catholic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quaker </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Uses the Lexington, Broadway, and Canarsie subway lines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The trains stop at Union Square </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The train stops at 23 rd ,28 th , and 33 rd St. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The trains stop at Union Square and 34 th St. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The train stops at 23 rd 28 th , and 34 th St. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The train stops at 1 st , 3 rd , and 6 th Ave. and Union SQ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buses include: 23, 21, 101, 102, 103, 15, 1, 2, 3, 6, 5, 9, 14A, 14D, 16 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxis are also widely available </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>The neighborhood of Clinton, in the borough of Manhattan, is located in the mid-western section of the island. </li></ul><ul><li>Borders: </li></ul><ul><li>North – 59 th Street </li></ul><ul><li>South – 34 th Street </li></ul><ul><li>East – Eighth Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>West – Hudson River </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Fast Facts: </li></ul><ul><li>Population around 50,000 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>79% of the population is between the ages of 18 and 65 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11% of the population is over the age of 65 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10% of the population is under the age of 18 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>63% of residents are white as opposed to 48% of all Manhattan residents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5% Asian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>23% Hispanic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8% Black </li></ul></ul><ul><li>25% of residents are foreign born </li></ul><ul><li>Median Income is $68,998 </li></ul><ul><li>65% of residents have a college degree </li></ul><ul><li>22% of population below the poverty level </li></ul><ul><li>19.5% of residents are on social services </li></ul><ul><li>Part of NYC Community District 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Covered by Police Precinct #18 </li></ul><ul><li>Covered by Rescue Company 1 </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Governor: David Paterson </li></ul><ul><li>Senators: Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional Representative: Jerrold Nadler (D-8) </li></ul><ul><li>State Senators: Thomas Duane (D-29) </li></ul><ul><li>State Assembly: Linda Rosenthal (D-67) and Richard Gottfried (D-75) </li></ul><ul><li>City Council: Gale Brewer (D-6) </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Board Chair: J.D. Nolan </li></ul><ul><li>District Manager: Robert J. Benfatto </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings on the 1 st Wednesday of every month </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Held at 6:30pm at Roosevelt Hospital </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Majority of residents rent apartments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>81% rent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20% own </li></ul></ul><ul><li>60% in one person households </li></ul><ul><li>Housing is a mix of prewar buildings, brownstones, old tenements and recently new luxury buildings </li></ul><ul><li>1 Public Housing development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harborview Terrace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 buildings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Average rental price of a 1-bedroom apartment: $2,700 </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>662 West 53 rd Street </li></ul><ul><li>Holland House </li></ul><ul><li>West 35 th Street SRO </li></ul><ul><li>West 46 th Street SRO </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Abraham </li></ul><ul><li>Icahn West </li></ul><ul><li>Aladdin Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Clinton Family Inn </li></ul><ul><li>Gracey Inn </li></ul><ul><li>Lex Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Parkview Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Washington Hotel </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>1 College </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Jay College for Criminal Justice (CUNY) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>8 Public High Schools </li></ul><ul><li>5 additional public schools </li></ul><ul><li>4 private schools including parochial </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>85% of residents healthy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15% of residents view themselves in fair to poor health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12% of residents are smokers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12% of residents are obese </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6% of residents have diabetes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Number of HIV-related deaths 50% higher in Clinton than overall NYC </li></ul><ul><li>84% of residents have medical insurance </li></ul><ul><li>1 major hospital </li></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Since 1998 crime is down 58% and since 1990 crime is down 82% </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008 there were 1,565 major crimes reported </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 murders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 rapes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>95 robberies/161 burglaries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The precinct is located on 54 th street between 8 th and 9 th Avenues </li></ul><ul><li>Precinct community council meetings take place on the third Tuesday of every month </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>Mostly small community grocery stores, natural food marts, and bodegas </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of international grocery stores </li></ul><ul><li>Many butchers and Italian delis </li></ul><ul><li>2 major grocery stores </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole Foods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Emporium </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>Every cuisine and price range represented </li></ul><ul><li>Large amount of inexpensive ethnic food </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle-Eastern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brazilian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Latino </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Italian </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Theater Row </li></ul><ul><ul><li>46 th Street between 9 th and 10 th Ave </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 cuisines represented </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Soup Kitchen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Joint Soup Kitchen/Food Pantry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maria’s Kitchen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Paul’s House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Door Center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Food Pantry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holy Cross Church Crossroads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metropolitan Community Church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Midtown Family Place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Clements Food Pantry </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>Project Find Clinton Senior Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opened in 1969 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Monday thru Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>600 seniors visit a year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Amenities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enclosed Garden </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Congregate lunch and dinner </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education/recreation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Find Coffeehouse Senior Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opened in 1969 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Sunday thru Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1,100 seniors visit a year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers variety of services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serves breakfast and lunch everyday </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education/recreation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homeless In-Reach Program </li></ul></ul></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>24 Off-Broadway theaters </li></ul><ul><li>82 bars – all types and price ranges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of gay bars in keeping with the growing gay population in the neighborhood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large amount of “dive” type bars </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 major live music venue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terminal 5 </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>Jacob K. Javits Convention Center </li></ul>Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
  43. 43. De Witt Clinton Park 52 nd – 54 th St. / 11 th – 12 th Ave Clinton Community Garden 47 th – 48 th St. / 9 th – 10 th Ave Ramon Aponte Park 47 th St. / 8 th – 9 th Ave Hudson River Park 14 th – 59 th St. / West St – Hudson River
  44. 44. May Matthews Playground 45 th St. / 9 th – 10 th Ave McCaffrey Playground 43 rd St. / 8 th – 9 th Ave 47 th St Playground 47 th – 48 th St. / 10 th Ave
  45. 45. <ul><li>Not a big shopping neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Local necessities like hardware store, Duane Reade, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Runs every weekend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mix of furniture, clothes, and food </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>34 th Street Partnership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in 1992 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers security, sanitation, public events, and tourist assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Times Square Alliance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in 1992 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers security, sanitation, event promotion, and community advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Midtown West Business Association </li></ul><ul><li>Ninth Avenue Local Development Corporation </li></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>34 th Street Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>W. 39 th Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>W. 44 th Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>W. 45 th Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>W. 46 th Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>W. 47 th / 48 th St. Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>W. 49 th / 50 th St. Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>W. 51 st Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>W. 55 th Street Block Association </li></ul><ul><li>De Witt Clinton Park Association </li></ul><ul><li>Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood Association </li></ul><ul><li>Clinton Special District Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>9 th Avenue Renaissance Project </li></ul><ul><li>Police Precinct Community Council </li></ul><ul><li>9 th Avenue Association </li></ul><ul><li>Community Development Venture Capital Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Hudson Crossing Tenants Association </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Many religions represented </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Episcopal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Catholic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jewish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seventh Day Adventist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French Evangelical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metropolitan Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greek Orthodox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baptist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interfaith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presbyterian </li></ul></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>One of the largest transportation hubs in Manhattan </li></ul><ul><li>Subway </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eighth Avenue Subway line (ACE) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cruise ships dock at New York Passenger Ship Terminal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Buses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Port Authority Bus Terminal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lincoln Tunnel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outdoor parking lots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>West Side Highway </li></ul></ul>

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