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  • IN THIS TRIBECA ISSUE: 3  Great Tribeca-related Articles in Broadsheet Daily More Amazing Before and After  Photos The World Trade Center site gets dissed History of Broadway Lead in the Schools Two New Ugly Buildings for  Tribeca Community Board Ditches Tribeca Committee    3 Tribeca-related Articles from BROADSHEET DAILY Matthew Fenton is one of the […]

  • IN THIS TRIBECA ISSUE: Challengers to Margaret Chin 6 Amazing Tribeca Before and After Photos Two Challengers for our City Council Seat Margaret Chin has been our City Councilmember since 2010.  In the last election, she came to office with a lot of Big Real Estate backing:  the Real Estate Board of New York’s PAC […]

  • In this Issue: Complicity in the Demolition of Properties on Park Place Debacle at 75 West Broadway:  Who Should Tribecans Blame? AIA Historic Buildings Committee Vandalizes Tribeca   Complicity in the Demolition of the Properties on Park Place Remember the Ground Zero Mosque at 45 Park Place that was heavily debated in 2010?  Although the building is […]

  • In this issue: -Film Screening of “The Human-Scale” -There Goes the Neighborhood -Ask the Mayor Call-in -Despicable Real Estate Ad of the Week (Extell!) -Photography Exhibit – Donna Ferrato -Grassroots Awards -Petition and Candlelight Vigil -Hypocrisy in Our Political Economy -Airport Architecture -A New Wrinkle in the Debate over Theodore Roosevelt Park and the AMNH […]

  • Jazz Funeral Parade To Mourn our Losses in Tribeca South Friday May 6, 5:00 p.m. A Jane’s Walk Event We’re going to bang the drum slowly and play the fife lowly With Six Jolly Tribecans to carry the coffin We’ll grieve for the buildings and place we are losing.   Jazz Provided by Swing Street […]

  • Contents  Here is a way to help right three wrongs at once Corruption probe widens to include possible pay-to-play land use deals — breaking news! What has happened to our LPC? Height, REBNY, and the Overton Window of the NY Times  The growing sense of scandal in the De Blasio administration How did developer DDG […]

  • The Movie Version (five minutes).  If the movie below is not visible to you, click here to watch it on Vimeo. Include These Buildings in Tribeca’s Historic Districts! from Tribeca Trust on Vimeo.

  • -Landmark History Happened Today- In a world where developers run our city in a kind of tragic oligarchy, it is nice to be reminded that justice against the developers can sometimes still prevail. Here is the happy story. You may remember last year the case of the great landmarked building at 346 Broadway. It has […]

  • City To Bless Theft (?) of the Public Domain – This Time on Water Street Op-ed Lynn Ellsworth  A neighbor alerted me to the following bureaucratic drama over public private plazas.  It turns out that the City Planning Commission will be holding a hearing this Wednesday at 10:00 at 22 Reade Street (held March 28) to discuss a zoning text […]

  • Sign our petition here. A Last Chance to Do Your Part to Fight ZQA *********************************************** Dear Neighbors, The City Council vote on the widely hated up-zoning proposals “ZQA” and “MIH” is scheduled for March 22nd. According to the Times, our City Council has already struck a deal with the Mayor to go forward, instead of opposing […]

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