Post Tagged with: "New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development"


Residents fear secret gentrification plans

Protester Tahica Fredericks

Some dozen protesters rallied outside a closed-door meeting in Longwood, suspicious that officials are planning to rezone a huge chunk of the South Bronx without public input. The planning department and City Councilman Rafael Salamanca say it isn’t so.

Environment / Government

City nears final plan for Sheridan

The city is considering several options for a redo of the area around the Sheridan Expressway, one of which calls for narrowing a section of the highway.

Early recommendations include ramps to industrial area The city is weighing plans “to make transformative change” in the vicinity of the Sheridan Expressway, while maintaining the highway’s connections to the Cross Bronx and Bruckner expressways, a representative of the Department of City Planning told residents, business owners, elected officials and […]

Housing / Politics

No-bid deal could enrich political fixer

No-bid deal could enrich political fixer

By Sean Carlson Political operative has hidden stake in city project A longtime political operative and two other allies of the Bronx Democratic Party stand to benefit from a controversial plan to develop the site of a former community garden in Mott Haven, the Express has learned. In a deal […]