Post Tagged with: "New York City Economic Development Corp."


City alters flood preparedness plans for peninsula

The flood plan

City planners held a hearing at the Point CDC on Oct. 10 to elicit feedback from residents and discuss changes to the original plan, which initially included emergency generators and heating and cooling units that residents were concerned would produce carbon emissions. 

Environment / Jobs

City unveils flood-prevention strategies

A family at the pier at

As engineers and planners look for ways to keep Hunts Point safe from catastrophic flooding, residents have mixed feelings about their findings so far.

Economy / Housing

Hunts Point debates Spofford’s fate

Residents and city officials discuss the future of Spoffod at The Point on July 29.

Plans to redevelop the notorious Bridges Juvenile Center, better known as Spofford, are finally moving ahead and organizations from the Bronx and beyond want in on the action.

Business / Environment

Auto shops are Hunts Point bound

The empty building on the left will house up to 60 auto parts businesses that will be moving from Willets Point, says a representative for the group.

The corner where Leggett and Garrison avenues meet will become home to dozens of auto parts and repair shops.

Environment / News / Parks

South Bronx Greenway makes s-l-o-w progress

Some of Hunts Point’s busiest streets have become obstacle courses. A patch of dirt runs down the middle of Hunts Point Avenue. A portion of each block of Lafayette Avenue from Hunts Point Avenue to Riverside Park is dug up. Heavy equipment works behind a barrier at the foot of […]


From the editor: Dumping on Hunts Point–again

From the editor: Dumping on Hunts Point–again

City Hall has long regarded Hunts Point as New York City’s garbage can. Now city agencies and their consultants are eyeing Hunts Point as the site of a giant compost heap. The city’s Economic Development Corporation “is in the process of deciding” which of three sites in the Hunts Point […]