Working Hard to Preserve the East Village, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side


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Watch the videos of the NY City Council Candidate Forums on Preservation and Planning for District 1 (roughly Lower East Side / Chinatown / Lower Manhattan), and District 2 (roughly East Village and to the north) – HERE. And don’t forget to VOTE in the NYC primaries June 22, this election will have a strong impact on NYC’s future.

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Help fight the Mayor’s plan for a massive upzoning of Soho/Noho – send an automated letter to your local elected official HERE

ERP’s Tennis Ctr. Comfort Station (foreground), 1939

Help save the East River Park’s historic Track House and Tennis Center Comfort Station, now threatened with demolition as part of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. Sign the Petition: