New Study Reveals Catastrophic Environmental Consequences to Manhattan Valley Residents and School Children if City Proceeds with Proposed 108th Street Development
April 16, 2016 --- Among the programs on the Mayor’s land-use agenda is a project on West 108th Street in Manhattan Valley, a section of the Upper West Side, which would result in the demolition of three long-standing parking garages. But more important than the loss of parking spaces, which play a particularly significant role in this working-class neighborhood, are the potential environmental hazards to the neighborhood.
HUNDREDS TO PROTEST PLAN FOR MANHATTAN VALLEY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AT CB7 MEETING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15.
RESIDENTS INSIST THIS IS NOT “HOUSING VS. PARKING” BUT A POORLY CONCEIVED PLAN VS. COMMUNITY NEEDS.
NEW YORK, June 14, 2016 - Community Board 7’s Land Use Committee is holding its second
community meeting on the development plans for West 108th Street. It will take place at Booker T Washington Middle School, 103. W. 107th Street, which is situated in close proximity to the proposed construction site.
CB7’s first meeting addressing this issue, in March, drew hundreds of area residents in opposition to the plan, whi...